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Beyond class conflicts: Exploring recent trends in world political cleavages
February 9, 2024 | WID.world

Why has growing inequality in many parts of the world not led to renewed class-based conflicts, and seems instead to have come with the emergence ... Continue reading

Political cleavages in Greece 1981-2019
February 7, 2024 | WID.world

Modern Greek history has been a turbulent one. The devastation of the Civil War (1946-1949) gave way to an ‘Economic Miracle’ in the 1950s and ... Continue reading

Inequality across 700 years
January 31, 2024 | WID.world

Following the publication of Thomas Piketty’s book Capital in the Twenty-First Century in 2013, there has been a growing interest in economic inequality and its ... Continue reading

The wealth of generations
January 24, 2024 | WID.world

Since the 1980s, rich countries have witnessed an increase in wealth-to-income ratios, wealth inequality, and a boom in asset prices. Yet, little is known about ... Continue reading

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