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New: Get WID.world inequality data from Stata SSC package
June 16, 2017 | WID.world

WID.world introduced a new tool to download data from the World Wealth and Income Database into the statistical analysis software Stata. With this new Stata command, ... Continue reading

New top income share series for Australia
May 16, 2017 | WID.world

Australian top fiscal income share series have just been updated to 2014 by Roger Wilkins. Top 10% income share reaches its highest level since 1950 (Click ... Continue reading

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 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

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

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 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

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

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