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Public housing and intergenerational mobility in Singapore
September 29, 2023 |

In response to rising inequality and housing unaffordability around the world, governments have implemented various policies, including the provision of public housing. To what extent ... Continue reading

Global inequality of hourly income
September 25, 2023 |

Where do people work the most, and earn the most? Is there a link between working hours and income inequality? Anique Ahmed compares variations in ... Continue reading

Elections and social inequalities in France, 1789-2022
September 6, 2023 |

    Thomas Piketty and Julia Cagé‘s new book, Une histoire du conflit politique, Elections et inégalités sociales en France, 1789-2022,  is now available in ... Continue reading

2022 Activity Report
September 4, 2023 |

We are delighted to present our 2022 Activity Report. 2022 was marked by important milestones for the World Inequality Lab, highlighted by the publication and ... Continue reading

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