The source for global inequality data
Leading methodology to track inequality
Reference data to track economic inequality at the global level, within countries and over time. Based on the systematic combination of national accounts, survey and fiscal data.
Open-access information to feed public debates
Open access data, easy-to-use visualization tools and transparent methodology for researchers, civil society, business and political communities.
International, independent and leading research
More than 100 top-level researchers involved, covering 70 countries over 5 continents. Entirely funded by public and non-profit actors.
What is income inequality?
The new series cover a long period, from 1895 to the present. The UK went from being more unequal in terms of wealth than the … Continue reading “New paper and series on wealth concentration in the UK”
Communiqué de presse Lancement de WID.world : la source de référence sur les inégalités mondiales Paris, 9 janvier 2017 – La World Wealth and Income … Continue reading “Lancement de WID.world: la source de référence sur les inégalités mondiales”
Press release Launching of WID.world : The source for global inequality data Paris, January 9, 2017 – The World Wealth and Income Database (WID.world) launches today … Continue reading “Launching of WID.world: the source for global inequality data”
We are very sad to announce the passing on January 1st 2017 of Anthony B. Atkinson, co-founder and co-director of WID.world. Anthony B. Atkinson, Tony, … Continue reading “Tony’s passing, WID.world mourning”