Study the implications of inequality for macroeconomics and financial stability. Study the facts of inequality, now and in historical perspective. Study policy interventions using modern computational techniques. Write your doctoral dissertation under the supervision of internationally visible experts. Become part of a renowned doctoral program. We strongly encourage inquiries by interested students.

The application process is always open. The RTG will start funding 3-year doctoral scholarships on April 1, 2019. The scholarship pays 1200 euros plus a lump sum of 103 euros per month for a period of up to 3 years. If you wish to be given full consideration for the first cohort, please apply by November 14th, 2018.

Please visit the RTG´s website for application requirements and information on the program Applications have to be submitted online (via The application deadline for the program starting in April is November 14th, 2018.