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Wealth inequality dynamics
March 31, 2020 |

How to measure wealth inequality dynamics? Measuring and understanding of the wealth inequality dynamics is a key challenge for researchers, policy makers, and the general ... Continue reading

How have inequalities in educational spending in the US evolved over the past five decades?
March 6, 2020 |

Are educational spending in the US more or less equally distributed than in the past ? This working paper by Cécile Bonneau aims to describe ... Continue reading

2019 WIL’s activity report is available
March 3, 2020 |

  We are glad to share with you the World Inequality Lab 2019 activity report Overview Extension of the World Inequality Database, in particular in ... Continue reading

Argentina’s new government and WIL to cooperate in data production
February 5, 2020 |

  Paris, February 5th, 2019  – The World Inequality Lab (WIL) met with Alberto Fernandez, President of Argentina, and his delegation, composed of the Minister ... Continue reading

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