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English Language Media

Wealth inequality report shows ‘trickle down’ theory is not working, New Indian Express, December 25 2017.

India’s income inequality substantially increased since the 1980s, Financial Express, December 21 2017.

Richest 1% earn 20% of global income, Business Standard, December 21 2017.

Inequality rose to ‘historically high levels’in India, post 1980s reforms, The Free Press Journal, December 21 2017.

World Inequality Report: India’s top 1% earners received 22% of national income in 2014, The Indian Express, December 21 2017.

Decoding the inequality report with Lucas Chancel, Paris School of Economics, CNBC TV18, December 20 2017.

Income gap between uber rich, poor have widened in India, says new research, Business Today, December 20 2017.

Top 10% earners have 55% of India’s income: Report, Financial Express, December 20 2017.

Inequality rise extreme in India, not so for China: Report, Economic Times, December 20 2017.

Post 1980s reforms, inequality rises in India, not so in China, Millennium Post, December 20 2017.

Report: Rich will get still richer unless policies change, The Associated Press, December 15 2017.

Report: America’s income inequality is on par with Russia’s, CBS News, December 15 2017.

U.S. lawmakers are redistributing income from the poor to the rich, according to massive new study, The Washington Post, December 15 2017.

New study shows income redistribution from the poor to the rich, Chicago Tribune, December 15 2017.

Policies helping the rich get richer and the poor poorer, report says, Los Angeles Times, December 15 2017.

Inequality Is Rising Across the Globe — and Skyrocketing in the U.S., The New York Magazine, December 15 2017.

Opposing tax reform, the media embrace Thomas Piketty’s socialist deception, Washington Examiner, December 15 2017.

Chronic inequality: Top 10% of SA earners capture 66% of the national income, BizNews, December 15 2017.

India’s new public and social policy challenge: inequality, The Mint, December 15 2017.

Income inequality in India worsens, but slower than Russia and China: report, The Mint, December 15 2017.

Income inequality in India at record high-levels, says report, The Tribune, December 15 2017.

Rich to get still richer as world inequality grows, The Standard, December 15 2017.

Rich to get still richer as world inequality grows: Report on global inequality, The Indian Express, December 15 2017.

Unequal distribution of riches, Deccan Chronicle, December 15 2017.

Rich get richer: India’s top 0.1% increase wealth more than bottom 50% earners, Hindustan Times, December 15 2017.

Income inequality: India’s new public and social policy challenge, Hindustan Times, December 15 2017.

World’s richest one percent capture twice as much income growth as the bottom half, Global Research, December 15 2017.

Report: Economic inequality partly inevitable, An-Nahar, December 15 2017.

SA inequality grows, The Herald, December 15 2017.

It’s an Unequal World. It Doesn’t Have to Be, New York Times, December 14 2017.

The Final G.O.P. Tax Bill Is a Recipe for Even More Inequality, The New Yorker, December 14 2017.

Worldwide inequality has risen in nearly every region since 1980, study says, CNBC, December 14 2017.

Thomas Piketty says the US is setting a bad example on inequality for the world, Quartz, December 14 2017.

Is the world becoming more unequal?, The Financial Times, December 14 2017.

Inequality is not inevitable – but the US ‘experiment’ is a recipe for divergence, The Guardian, December 14 2017.

World’s richest 0.1% have boosted their wealth by as much as poorest half, The Guardian, December 14 2017.

The world’s richest 0.1% have increased their wealth by as much as the poorest HALF since 1980, The Daily Mail, December 14 2017.

Global inequality is on the rise – but at vastly different rates across the world, The Conversation, December 14 2017.

High growth does not necessarily mean high inequality, says Lucas Chancel, The Hindu, December 14 2017.

Income share of top 1% surged: report, The Hindu, December 14 2017.

India’s high inequality is hurting growth, The Hindu, December 14 2017.

Indian economic inequality widened since 1980: Report, The Economic Times, December 14 2017.

Income inequality in India has reached historic high levels, says report, Financial Express, December 14 2017.

Income inequality highest in India since 1980s, finds new report, The Wire, December 14 2017.

SA inequality grows as rich take larger share – report, Fin 24, December 14 2017.

South Africa needs a fresh approach to its stubbornly high levels of inequality, BizCommunity, December 14 2017.

Super rich grab over quarter of wealth created since 1980, Socialist Worker, December 14 2017.

Worldwide inequality grows as richest 0.1% grab more wealth, Digital Look, December 14 2017.

Richest 0.1% boost their wealth by as much as poorest half, The Week, December 15 2017.

Globalisation worsens economic inequality, IT-Online, December 14 2017.

The United States Is Now as Unequal as Russia. And That’s Before the Tax Bill, Mother Jones, December 14 2017.

This is what happened to the American Dream (it’s not pretty), Morning Star, December 14 2017.

New research shows unequal impacts of globalization over past 40 years, NRI News, December 14 2017.

Income inequality in India has reached high levels: Report, PTI News, December 14 2017.

Top .001% Making 636% More Since 1980, But GOP Tax Scam Will ‘Turbocharge Inequality’, Common Dreams, December 14 2017.

How Corporations and the Wealthy Avoid Taxes (and How to Stop Them), New York Times, November 10 2017.

Monstrous Indian Income Inequality, The Economic & Political Weekly, October 7 2017.

Here’s how India’s widening income distribution can be redressed, The Economic Times, September 25 2017.

India’s “Billionaire Raj” Era: Time to Reform Personal Income Tax, The Wire, September 20 2017.

Country of a Chosen Few, Indian Express, September 16 2017.

Equality for What?, The Hindu, September 14 2017.

India May Have Worst Income Inequality Levels for Almost a Century, The National, September 13 2017.

Why Inequality in India is at its Highest in 92 years, BBC News, September 12 2017.

Interview with the Hindu on Indian Income Inequality, The Hindu, September 8 2017.

The Inequality Debate (video), Economic Times Now, September 7 2017.

Thomas Piketty on the Russian Kleptocracy, Axios, September 6 2017.

Inequality in India may be at its Highest Level Since 1922, Times of India, September 6 2017.

India has gone from British Raj to Billionaire Raj: Report, Times of India Business, September 6 2017.

Russia is becoming more like America in a way that could be deeply divisive, Business Insider, August 14 2017.

Piketty Zeroes in on Putin’s pain point, Bloomberg, August 14 2017.

Our Broken economy, in one simple chart, The New York Times, August 7 2017.

China’s economic miracle has an ugly underbelly, Washington Post, May 1 2017.

Inequality in France, Le Monde, April 18 2017.

Don’t listen to the crude lobbying of the right – the rich do not bear the greatest tax burden, The Independent, March 21 2017.

Public capital, private capital, Le Monde, March 14 2017.

Why Chinese citizens seem more tolerant of rising inequality than Westerners, The Economist, February 16 2017.

Inequality in China, Le Monde, February 14 2017.

South Africa’s rich getting richer, The South African, January 17 2017.

WID.world: new data series on inequality and the collapse of bottom incomes, Le Monde, January 11 2017.

Obama, over and out: What legacy for the first African-American president? France24, January 10 2017.

Reality Check: Has inequality been getting worse?, BBC Business News, January 10 2017.

Anthony B. Atkinson, Economist Who Pioneered Study of Inequality, Dies at 72, The New York Times, January 3 2017.

New Research Charts Surging Income Inequality in United States, Berkeley News, December 19 2016.

Nine New Findings about Inequality in the United States, New York Times, December 16 2016.

A Bigger Economic Pie, but a Smaller Slice for Half of the U.S., New York Times, December 6 2016.

Measuring Global Inequality, Monthly Review, November 6 2016.

Increase property taxes to curb rising inequality: Thomas Piketty’s warning for down under, The Sydney Morning Herald, October 10 2016.

Why So Few American Economists Are Studying Inequality, The Atlantic, September 13 2016.

Why the Rise of the One Percent Makes Janet Yellen’s Job Harder, Bloomberg, August 3 2016.

New Marx lectures on social justice in Egypt, Daily News Egypt, June 5 2016.

Korea’s top 10 percent bag 45 percent of income, The Korea Times, March 18 2016.

Inequality in America, Le Monde, March 6 2016.

As Bay Area economy booms, the rich get richer, study shows, San Francisco Chronicle, February 26 2016.

As the rich get richer everyone else gets less happy, The Guardian, February 16 2016.

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Media in other languages

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Chinese

报告:过去40年全球近乎所有地区的贫富差距都在加剧, Sohu, December 15 2017.

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French

L’accroissement des inégalités, France Culture, 15 décembre 2017.

Les inégalités de revenus augmentent, surtout aux États-Unis, en Russie et en Inde, France 24, 15 décembre 2017.

Inégalités : un rapport pointe les politiques fiscales en faveur des plus riches, rFI, 15 décembre 2017.

Inégalités. En hausse généralisée dans le monde entier, Le télégramme, 15 décembre 2017.

Depuis plus de 30 ans, les inégalités s’aggravent dans le monde, Sud Ouest, 15 décembre 2017.

Au cœur des inégalités, la fin des politiques publiques, Mediapart, 15 décembre 2017.

Les inégalités explosent dans le monde, l’instabilité politique menace, Le Monde, 14 décembre 2017.

Chancel et Piketty : « A un moment, les contribuables captifs finissent par se rebeller », Le Monde, 14 décembre 2017.

La présentation en exclusivité mondiale du Rapport 2018 sur les Inégalités Mondiales, France Inter, 14 décembre 2017.

Pourquoi prospèrent les inégalités mondiales ?, Libération, 14 décembre 2017.

Thomas Piketty : « La captation de la croissance par les plus riches est inquiétante », Alternatives Economiqes, 14 décembre 2017.

Lucas Chancel : « Les inégalités ont progressé partout, mais pas au même rythme », Challenges, 14 décembre 2017.

Les inégalités se creusent davantage aux Etats-Unis qu’en Europe, Les Echos, 14 décembre 2017.

Richesse : les inégalités se creusent dans le monde entier, Le Parisien, 14 décembre 2017.

Piketty : « La pauvreté recule, mais les inégalités ont fortement augmenté », L’OBS, 14 décembre 2017.

Les inégalités explosent un peu partout dans le monde, selon un récent rapport, Atlantico, 14 décembre 2017.

Les inégalités en hausse dans le monde, L’Humanité, 14 décembre 2017.

En Europe, les inégalités augmentent moins qu’ailleurs, Le Figaro, 14 décembre 2017.

Les inégalités se creusent dans le monde et plus aux Etats-Unis qu’en Europe, France Info, 14 décembre 2017.

Les inégalités ont augmenté depuis 1980 mais la pauvreté a fortement reculé, BFM, 14 décembre 2017.

Inégalités : une aggravation inquiétante ?, Boursier.com, 14 décembre 2017.

Un rapport inquiétant sur la hausse des inégalités dans le monde, Le Point, 14 décembre 2017.

La gauche en travaux : quelles idées pour la refonder ?, France Culture, 1 juin 2017.

De l’inégalité en France, Le Monde, 15 avril 2017.

Capital public, capital privé, Le Monde, 14 mars 2017.

Thomas Piketty [co-]crée un observatoire des inégalités mondiales, Le Temps, 22 février 2017.

De l’inégalité en Chine, Le Monde, 11 février 2017.

Un monde d’inégalités, Radio France Internationale, 21 janvier 2017.

WID.world : nouvelles données sur les inégalités et l’effondrement des bas revenus, Le Monde, 11 janvier 2017.

La mesure statistique des inégalités doit servir de boussole aux gouvernements, Le Monde, 5 janvier 2017.

Disparition de Anthony B. Atkinson, Le Monde, 3 janvier 2017.

Le Moyen-Orient est la région la plus inégalitaire du monde, L’Orient Le Jour, 4 juin 2016.

De l’inégalité en Amérique, Le Monde, 18 février 2016.

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German

Was Piketty gerne verschweigt, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 15. Dezember 2017.

Lebendige Mittelschicht, Die Welt, 15. Dezember 2017.

Deutschland ist heute so ungleich wie 1913, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 15. Dezember 2017.

Studie: Ungleichheit in Deutschland so groß wie im Jahr 1913, Kölner Stadt Anzeiger, 15. Dezember 2017.

Ungleichheit weltweit gewachsen, Tagesschau, 14. Dezember 2017.

Reiche profitieren mehr vom Wachstum, Deutsche Welle, 14. Dezember 2017.

Ungleichheit wächst weltweit, auch in Deutschland, Spiegel, 14. Dezember 2017.

Die wirtschaftliche Ungleichheit auf der Welt geht zurück, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 14. Dezember 2017.

Deutschland ist so ungleich wie vor 100 Jahren, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 14. Dezember 2017.

Was in der neuen Studie des Star-Ökonomen steht, Handelsblatt, 14. Dezember 2017.

Das Märchen von der verarmten Mittelschicht, Welt, 14. Dezember 2017.

Ungleichheit beim Einkommen wächst, ZDF, 14. Dezember 2017.

Das merkwürdig kleine Vermögen der Deutschen, Manager Magazin, 14. Dezember 2017.

Was nützt die Wahrheit in Gedanken?, Taz, 14. Dezember 2017.

Studie zu Ungleichheit Weltwirtschaft wächst – vor allem Reiche profitieren, Berliner Zeitung, 14. Dezember 2017.

Forscher um Piketty stellen Bericht zur Ungleichheit vor, Morgen Post, 14. Dezember 2017.

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Portugese

Entre 22 países, Brasil lidera concentração de riqueza nas mãos do 1% mais rico, UN Brazil, 21 dezembro 2017.

A centralidade do orçamento público para a redução da desigualdade, Blog MLG – Estadão, 21 dezembro 2017.

Trump aprova reforma que ampliará desigualdades, Folha de São Paulo, 21 dezembro 2017.

Elite burra, cínica e insensível, Correio do Povo, 20 dezembro 2017.

Brasil do 1% mais rico, Jornal do Brasil, 19 dezembro 2017.

Quase 30% da renda do Brasil está nas mãos de apenas 1% dos habitantes do país. É a maior concentração do tipo no mundo, Pagina do E, 19 dezembro 2017.

Como a renda de ricos e pobres mudou em 7 países desde 2001, Nexo, 18 dezembro 2017.

Desigualdade vai aumentar se não houver mudanças na economia, prevê estudo, Gazeta do Povo, 17 dezembro 2017.

O papo-furado esquerdista da desigualdade: “thomas-pikettysmo” em ação, Rede TV!, 16 dezembro 2017.

Brasil tem maior concentração de renda do mundo entre o 1% mais rico, CIEAM, 16 dezembro 2017.

Desigualdade no Brasil lembra “Os Miseráveis” de Victor Hugo, compara Le Monde, RFI, 16 dezembro 2017.

1% mais ricos concentra 28% de toda a renda no Brasil, Portal Sorriso, 16 dezembro 2017.

1% mais ricos concentra 28% de toda a renda no Brasil, Diz Estudo, G1, 15 dezembro 2017.

Brasil tem maior concentração de renda do mundo entre o 1% mais rico, Nortão, 15 dezembro 2017.

Brasil tem maior concentração de renda do mundo entre o 1% mais rico, MSN Dinheiro, 15 dezembro 2017.

O Brasil é o maior concentrador de renda no mundo, Jornal Grande Bahia, 15 dezembro 2017.

Camada 1% mais rica da população brasileira detém 28% da riqueza do País, Brasil Econômico, 15 dezembro 2017.

Desigualdades crescem no mundo, especialmente nos EUA, Correio Braziliense, 14 dezembro 2017.

28% da riqueza do país está concentrada nas mãos de 1% da população mais rica, revela estudo, Diário de Pernambuco, 14 dezembro 2017.

Brasil tem maior concentração de renda do mundo entre o 1% mais rico, El País Brazil, 14 dezembro 2017.

Brasil tem a maior concentração de renda do mundo, diz pesquisa, É assim, 14 dezembro 2017.

Brasil tem maior concentração de renda do mundo entre o 1% mais rico, CEERT, 14 dezembro 2017.

Brasil tem renda mais concentrada em 1%, Destak, 14 dezembro 2017.

Brasil tem a mesma posição que a Índia no ranking de desigualdade social, CBN, 14 dezembro 2017.

Brasil está entre os países mais desiguais do planeta, Blasting News, 14 dezembro 2017.

Estudo põe Brasil entre os mais desiguais do mundo, DW, 14 dezembro 2017.

Brasil é líder mundial em renda concentrada no 1% mais rico, Exame, 14 dezembro 2017.

Brasil lidera concentração de renda mundial entre o 1% mais rico, Brasil 247, 14 dezembro 2017.

Brasil lidera ranking de concentração de renda no mundo, Globo News, 14 dezembro 2017.

Brasil x China: onde os ricos são mais ricos?, Gazeta do Povo, 14 dezembro 2017.

Brasil: 10% mais ricos ficam com 55% da riqueza nacional, Globo News, 14 dezembro 2017.

10% mais ricos do Brasil ficam com 55% da renda nacional, Vermelho, 14 dezembro 2017.

No Brasil, 55% da renda fica com os 10% mais ricos, Estadão, 14 dezembro 2017.

No mundo, 1% mais rico detém 20% da renda. Brasil é ainda mais desigual, Época Negócios, 14 dezembro 2017.

Desigualdade de renda aumentou nas últimas décadas, Globo News, 14 dezembro 2017.

Desigualdades crescem no mundo, especialmente nos Estados Unidos, UOL, 14 dezembro 2017.

Desigualdade entre ricos e pobres no Brasil aumentou nos últimos 15 anos, diz pesquisa, Jornal da Paraíba, 14 dezembro 2017.

Desigualdade é maior no Brasil, mas cresce mais na China, afirma relatório, Folha de São Paulo, 14 dezembro 2017.

Brasil lidera concentração de renda mundial entre o 1% mais rico, Brasil 247, 14 dezembro 2017.

No mundo, 1% mais rico detém 20% da renda. Brasil é além disso mais desigual, Boa Informação, 14 dezembro 2017.

Estudo põe Brasil entre os mais desiguais do mundo, Terra, 14 dezembro 2017.

Pesquisa mostra impactos da globalização, Imigrante, 14 dezembro 2017.

1% mais ricos concentra 28% de toda a renda no Brasil, diz estudo, O Tempo, 14 dezembro 2017.

O 1% mais rico do Brasil fica com 27% da renda nacional. Os 10% mais ricos, com 55%, Carta Capital, 14 dezembro 2017.

‘Desigualdade no Brasil é escolha política’ diz economista, Folha de São Paulo, 24 Setembro 2017.

Caiu ou não a desigualdade no Brasil?, Carta Capital, 23 Setembro 2017.

Fatia de 1% da população concentra mais de 23% da renda do país, Valor, 21 Setembro 2017.

Editorial: Cronicamente desigual, Folha de São Paulo, 17 Setembro 2017.

Brasil não redistribuiu renda do topo para a base da pirâmide, Folha de São Paulo, 14 Setembro 2017.

Desigualdade no país não caiu entre 2001 e 2015, Revista Amanhã, 11 Setembro 2017.

Desigualdade de renda no Brasil não caiu entre 2001 e 2015, revela estudo, Empresa Brasil de Comunicação, 9 Setembro 2017.

Desigualdade de renda no Brasil não caiu entre 2001 e 2015, aponta estudo, Folha de São Paulo, 8 Setembro 2017.

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Russian

Жизнь в России: бедные стали нищими, Gazeta, 15 декабря 2017 года.

В России на 10% обеспеченных граждан приходится 46% всех доходов, Oblgazeta, 15 декабря 2017 года.

В России на 10% обеспеченных граждан приходится почти половина всех доходов, Nversia, 15 декабря 2017 года.

“Роснефть” подала в ФАС заявку на аукцион по активам “Алросы” и жалобу на его условия, Inline, 15 декабря 2017 года.

В России на 10% обеспеченных граждан приходится почти половина всех доходов, Lizagubernii, 15 декабря 2017 года.

Автор доклада о мировом неравенстве: «Ситуация в России похожа на Бразилию и Южную Африку», BFM, 14 декабря 2017 года.

Пикетти: США не могут решить проблему неравенства, Vestifinance, 14 декабря 2017 года.

Мировое неравенство растет в цене, Kommersant, 14 декабря 2017 года.

Эксперты заявили об увеличении разрыва в доходах населения в мире с 1980 года, VZ, 14 декабря 2017 года.

Неравенство в доходах увеличилось в мире с 1980 года, Interfax, 14 декабря 2017 года.

Неравенство ценой в 40 трлн: почему российские богачи контролируют половину ВВП, MK, 14 декабря 2017 года.

Эксперты: За последние десятилетия в мире увеличилось неравенство в доходах, Rosbalt, 14 декабря 2017 года.

Доклад Тома Пикетти о неравенстве в мире. Главные факты, Republic, 14 декабря 2017 года.

Автор доклада о мировом неравенстве: «Ситуация в России похожа на Бразилию и Южную Африку», Rambler, 14 декабря 2017 года.

Неравенство доходов увеличилось почти во всех регионах мира – исследование, Investing, 14 декабря 2017 года.

Исследование World Inequality Lab: неравенство доходов увеличилось почти во всех регионах мира, Planet Today, 14 декабря 2017 года.

Жизнь в России: бедные стали нищими, Praktika, 14 декабря 2017 года.

За 37 лет неравенство в доходах увеличилось в мире вдвое, Infox, 14 декабря 2017 года.

Общемировое неравенство выросло почти в каждом регионе с 1980 года – исследование, FX Team, 14 декабря 2017 года.

В мире увеличился разрыв между богатыми и бедными  Далее, Rambler, 14 декабря 2017 года.

Пикетти: США не могут решить проблему нервенства Далее, Rambler, 14 декабря 2017 года.

Эксперты заявили об увеличении разрыва в доходах населения в мире с 1980 года Далее, Rambler, 14 декабря 2017 года.

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Spanish

El 1% de la población con más ingresos gana el doble que el 50% más pobre en el mundo, El País, 14 diciembre 2017.

El 10 por ciento de la población española acumula más de la mitad de la riqueza, Hola, 14 diciembre 2017.

El 10% de los españoles concentra más de la mitad de la riqueza, El País Economía, 14 diciembre 2017.

El 10% de los españoles posee el 57% de la riqueza desde hace 30 años, La Vanguardia, 15 diciembre 2017.

El 10% de los ‘superricos’ acumula el 57% de la riqueza personal de España, Info Libre, 14 diciembre 2017.

10% de los más ricos posee casi el 57% de la riqueza personal del país, Andalucía Información, 14 diciembre 2017.

El 10% de la población española acumula el 57% de la riqueza personal desde mediados de los años 80, ABC, 14 diciembre 2017.

El 10% de la población española acumula el 57% de la riqueza del país, Antena 3, 14 diciembre 2017.

El 10% de la población española acumula el 57% de la riqueza del país… desde los años 80, 20 minutos, 14 diciembre 2017.

Un 1% de los españoles acumula el 20% de la riqueza, Eldiario, 14 diciembre 2017.

Un 10% de la población española concentra el 57% de la riqueza del país desde los años 80, Expansion, 14 diciembre 2017.

El 10% posee el 57% de la riqueza de España, Dirigentes Digital, 14 diciembre 2017.

El 57% de la riqueza personal en España está en manos del 10% de la población, El Mundo, 14 diciembre 2017.

El 10% de los españoles más ricos posee casi el 57% de la riqueza personal del país, según un estudio, El Economista, 14 diciembre 2017.

Crecen las desigualdades en el mundo, especialmente en Estados Unidos, Yahoo, 14 diciembre 2017.

El 57% de la riqueza en España está en manos del 10% de la población desde los años 80, Público, 14 diciembre 2017.

La desigualdad de riqueza no ha aumentado en España desde hace 30 años, Qoshe, 14 diciembre 2017.

El último estudio de Piketty: el dinero en paraísos fiscales se ha disparado un 1.400%, El Confidencial, 14 diciembre 2017.

El 10% de los españoles más ricos posee casi el 57% de la riqueza personal del país, Ondacero, 14 diciembre 2017.

El 32% no es único en el mundo, Elentreríos, 9 Octubre 2016.

Desigualdad en España: La asignatura pendiente, Público, 17 Junio 2016.

Las seis gráficas que desmontan el pesimismo sobre la desigualdad en España, Libre Mercado, 13 Febrero 2016.

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Swedish

Världens superrika drar ifrån, Arbetet, December 14 2017.

En tredjedel av tillväxten till de rikaste, ETC, December 14 2017.