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Reference data to track economic inequality at the global level, within countries and over time. Based on the systematic combination of national accounts, survey and fiscal data.

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Open access data, easy-to-use visualization tools and transparent methodology for researchers, civil society, business and political communities.

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Why Is Europe More Equal Than the United States?
October 6, 2020 | WID.world

Why Is Europe More Equal Than the United States? In this paper, Thomas Blanchet, Lucas Chancel, and Amory Gethin combine all available household surveys, income tax, and national accounts data ... Continue reading

“Unsustainable Inequalities”, Lucas Chancel
October 6, 2020 | WID.world

“Unsustainable Inequalities. Social Justice and the Environment”, by Lucas Chancel   Can we fight poverty and inequality while protecting the environment? These challenges are at ... Continue reading

Social Inequalities and Ethnic Cleavages in Botswana, Ghana, Nigeria, and Senegal
September 10, 2020 | WID.world

Social Inequalities and Ethnic Cleavages in Botswana, Ghana, Nigeria, and Senegal In this paper, Jules Baleyte, Amory Gethin, Yajna Govind and Thomas Piketty document the ... Continue reading

2020 Distributional National Accounts Guidelines (DINA)
September 2, 2020 | WID.world

The 2020 Distributional National Accounts (DINA) guidelines is the first major update of the document presenting the concepts, data sources and methods used in the ... Continue reading

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