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The spatial dimensions of top income concentration and income inequality in Italy
July 9, 2024 |

The study of income distribution and inequality at the national and global levels has a long tradition in economics. Yet, detailed distributional estimates at finer ... Continue reading

‘Political cleavages and social inequalities’ now available in Greek
July 4, 2024 |

Who votes for whom and why? Why has growing inequality in many parts of the world not led to renewed class-based conflicts, and seems instead ... Continue reading

The beginning of the end of tripartition? European elections and social inequalities in France, 1994-2024
June 24, 2024 |

The Rassemblent national came out clearly on top in the 2024 European elections in France. How do these results fit into the country’s electoral history? ... Continue reading

World Inequality Lab Receives Grant from Good Council for Redistribution
June 18, 2024 |

The Guter Rat für Rückverteilung (Good Council for Redistribution) has awarded the World Inequality Lab (WIL) a grant of €640,000 to provide better data on ... Continue reading

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