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Ph.D. John E. ROEMER Elizabeth S. and A. Varick Stout Professor, Political Science and Economics, Yale University, New Haven


1966 A.B., Summa Cum Laude, Harvard University, Cambridge MA


American Economic Association
Econometric Society
Society for Social Choice and Welfare
American Political Science Association


H. Llavador, J. Roemer and J. Silvestre, Sustainability for a warming planet, Harvard Univ. Press
J. Roemer, 1998. Equality of opportunity, Harvard University Press
J. Roemer, 1996. Theories of distributive justice Harvard University Press
Roemer, J.E., Trannoy, A.: Equality of Opportunity, in: Handbook of Income Distribution, Volume 2, edited by Anthony B. Atkinson and François Bourguignon, 2015, pp.217-300
De Donder, P., Roemer J.E.: 2015. The dynamics of capital accumulation in the US: Simulations after Pikett , Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Yale University
Björklund, A., Jäntti, M., Roemer, J. 2014.: Equality of Opportunity and the Distribution of Long-Run Income in Sweden, Social Choice and Welfare


Doctor Honoris Causa, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, May 2008
President, Society for Social Choice and Welfare, 2010-1011
Corresponding Fellow, British Academy
Fellow, Econometric Society
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences