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This new paper by Miguel Artola Blanco, Luis E. Bauluz and Clara Martínez-Toledano presents new finding on the long-run accumulation of wealth in Spain (1900-2014) ... Continue reading

New paper on extreme income inequality in Brazil, India, the Middle-East and South Africa ( Working Paper 2018/4)
January 22, 2018 |

This new paper by Lydia Assouad, Lucas Chancel and Marc Morgan presents new findings about inequality dynamics in ... Continue reading

New paper on Generalized Pareto Curves ( Working Paper 2018/3)
January 22, 2018 |

The new paper, “Applying Generalized Pareto Curves to Inequality Analysis”, by Thomas Blanchet, Bertrand Garbinti, Jonathan Goupille-Lebret and Clara Martínez-Toledano, presents recent ... Continue reading

New paper on the transition from communism to capitalism in China and Russia ( Working Paper 2018/2)
January 22, 2018 |

The new paper, “From Communism to Capitalism: Private Versus Public Property and Inequality in China and Russia”, by Filip Novokmet, Thomas Piketty, Li Yang and ... Continue reading

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