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New paper and series on wealth inequality dynamics in France
February 14, 2017 | WID.world

This new paper combines different sources and methods (income tax data, inheritance registers, national accounts, wealth surveys) in order to deliver consistent, unified wealth distribution … Continue reading “New paper and series on wealth inequality dynamics in France”

New paper and series on wealth concentration in the UK
January 23, 2017 | WID.world

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”

Launching of WID.world : The source for global inequality data
January 9, 2017 | WID.world

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”

Launching of WID.world: the source for global inequality data
January 9, 2017 | WID.world

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”

Tony’s passing, WID.world mourning
January 3, 2017 | WID.world

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”

Welcome to the new WID.world website!
December 20, 2016 | WID.world

The new website for WID.world is now accessible online !

New income series for the US
December 10, 2016 | WID.world

New series on income distribution in the United States have just been released. Highlights: Bottom 50% income share has declined from about 20% to 11% … Continue reading “New income series for the US”