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Leading methodology to track inequality

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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The Missing Profits of Nations
June 30, 2020 | WID.world

How much profit each country loses or attracts because of tax competition? Between 1985 and 2018, the global average statutory corporate tax rate has fallen ... Continue reading

Post-colonial Trends of Income Inequality
June 15, 2020 | WID.world

Post-colonial Trends of Income Inequality: Evidence from the Overseas Departments of France In this paper, Yajna Govind analyzes the post-colonial trends of income inequality in four ... Continue reading

Global Land Inequality
June 10, 2020 | WID.world

Global Land Inequality Agricultural land is vital for three out of four of the poorest billion individuals in the world. Yet little is known about ... Continue reading

Capital Gains and U.K. Inequality
May 23, 2020 | WID.world

Capital Gains and UK Inequality Aggregate taxable capital gains in UK have tripled in past decades. These taxable gains are largely repackaged income, so their ... Continue reading

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