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Workshop on inequality measurement at the World Inequality Lab | PSE, co-organized with the CEQ and the Stone Center-CUNY
May 15, 2018 | WID.world

“Workshop on harmonization of household surveys, fiscal data and national accounts: comparing approaches and establishing standards” May 17 & 18, World Inequality Lab | Paris ... Continue reading

New paper on capital taxation in Sweden
April 10, 2018 | WID.world

This new paper entitled “How should capital be taxed? Theory and evidence from Sweden”, by Spencer Bastani and Daniel Waldenström, presents a comprehensive analysis of the role of ... Continue reading

New paper on the long-run evolution of top income inequality in Croatia and Slovenia (WID.world Working Paper 2018/8)
April 10, 2018 | WID.world

This new paper by Filip Novokmet and Nataša Kump presents findings on the long-run dynamics of income inequality in Croatia and Slovenia. ... Continue reading

New paper on rising inequality and the changing structure of political conflict (WID.world Working Paper 2018/7)
March 31, 2018 | WID.world

In this new paper (“Brahmin Left vs Merchant Right: Rising Inequality and the Changing Structure of the Political Conflict (Evidence from France, Britain and the ... Continue reading

WID.world and World Inequality Lab Newsletter – March 2018
March 23, 2018 | WID.world
WID.world becomes the World Inequality Database
March 13, 2018 | WID.world

In March 2018, the name of WID.world was changed from the World Wealth and Income Database to the World Inequality Database. This was motivated by ... Continue reading

New paper on the evolution of top income inequality in the Czech Lands, 1898-2015 (WID.world Working Paper 2018/6)
March 12, 2018 | WID.world

This new paper by Filip Novokmet presents new finding on the long-run dynamics of income inequality in Czech lands, from the end of the 19th ... Continue reading

Gini coefficients available
February 28, 2018 | WID.world

WID.world now provides Gini coefficients on WID.world for more than 2000 inequality series (click here). The Gini, which provides a synthetic measure of inequality, ranges from 0 ... Continue reading

New Paper on the long-run accumulation of wealth in Spain, 1900-2014 (WID.world Working Paper 2018/5)
February 11, 2018 | WID.world

This new paper by Miguel Artola Blanco, Luis E. Bauluz and Clara Martínez-Toledano presents new finding on the long-run accumulation of wealth in Spain (1900-2014) ... Continue reading