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New paper on the evolution of wealth inequality in India (WID.world working paper 2018/14)
November 15, 2018 | WID.world

This new paper by Nitin Kumar Bharti presents new findings on the evolution of wealth inequality in India between 1961 and 2012, and on its ... Continue reading

Top income shares series for Korea revised and updated to 2016
November 5, 2018 | WID.world

The series of top fiscal income shares for Korea have been extended to 2016 by Nak-Nyeon Kim and Jongil Kim. In 2016, the top 1% ... Continue reading

Top income shares series for Ireland updated to 2015
October 31, 2018 | WID.world

The series of top fiscal income shares for Ireland have been extended to 2015 by Brian Nolan. In 2015, the top 1% fiscal income share reached ... Continue reading

Brazil Divided: Hindsights on the Growing Politicization of Inequality (WID.world Issue Brief 2018/3)
October 24, 2018 | WID.world

In the third issue brief released by the World Inequality Lab, Amory Gethin and Marc Morgan combine inequality statistics and opinion polls to contextualize the ... Continue reading

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