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October 2017 Newsletter
October 12, 2017 | WID.world

WID.world & The World Inequality Lab Newsletter  Welcome to the third WID.world and World Inequality Lab newsletter, which covers our main developments over the last ... Continue reading

New paper on inequality in the Middle East
October 3, 2017 | WID.world

This new paper by F. Alvaredo, L. Assouad and T. Piketty, “Measuring Inequality in the Middle East, 1990-2016: The World’s Most Unequal Region?”, WID.world Working ... Continue reading

New paper on inequality in Lebanon
October 3, 2017 | WID.world

This new paper by Lydia Assouad, “Rethinking the Lebanese economic miracle: The extreme concentration of income and wealth in Lebanon 2005-2014”, WID.world Working Paper 2017/13, combines ... Continue reading

First WID.world Conference: preliminary program available
September 20, 2017 | WID.world

The preliminary program of the First WID.world Conference, which will be hosted by the Paris School of Economics on December 14th and 15th, 2017, is ... Continue reading

New paper and inequality series on India
September 5, 2017 | WID.world

This new paper by L. Chancel and T. Piketty, “Indian income inequality, 1922-2014: From British Raj to Billionaire Raj ?”, WID.world Working Paper series 2017/11, ... Continue reading

New paper and series on Brazil
September 1, 2017 | WID.world

This new paper by M. Morgan, “Extreme and Persistent Inequality: New Evidence for Brazil Combining National Accounts, Surveys and Fiscal Data, 2001-2015″, WID.world Working Paper, ... Continue reading

New paper and inequality series on Russia
August 1, 2017 | WID.world

This new paper by F. Novokmet, T. Piketty and G. Zucman, “From Soviets to Oligarchs: Inequality and Property in Russia, 1905-2016”, WID.world Working Paper 2017/09 ... Continue reading

July 2017 Newsletter
July 12, 2017 | WID.world

WID.world & The World Inequality Lab Newsletter  Welcome to the second WID.world and World Inequality Lab newsletter, which covers our main developments over the last ... Continue reading

New income inequality series and paper for Cote d’Ivoire
July 6, 2017 | WID.world

HIGHLIGHTS: New WID.world data shows that the level of inequality in Cote d’Ivoire is substantially higher than previously thought. According to survey data, the top 1% income share ... Continue reading