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New paper on private property and inequality in China
April 19, 2017 | WID.world

This new paper by T. Piketty, L. Yang and G. Zucman, “Capital Accumulation, Private Property and Rising Inequality in China”, WID.world Working Paper 2017/06 combines … Continue reading “New paper on private property and inequality in China”

New paper on income inequality dynamics in France
April 14, 2017 | WID.world

This new paper by B. Garbinti, J. Goupille-Lebret and T. Piketty, “Income Inequality in France 1900-2014: Evidence from Distributional Accounts”, WID.world Working Paper 2017/04, combines … Continue reading “New paper on income inequality dynamics in France”

First WID.world Conference. Call for Papers
April 5, 2017 | WID.world

We are organizing the First WID.world Conference, which will be hosted by the Paris School of Economics on December 14th and 15th, 2017. WID.world was … Continue reading “First WID.world Conference. Call for Papers”

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 !