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Second World Inequality Conference – Call for papers
May 3, 2021 |

The World Inequality Lab is organizing the second World Inequality Conference (previously Conference), which will be hosted by the Paris School of Economics on ... Continue reading

The concentration of personal wealth in Italy
April 19, 2021 |

The concentration of personal wealth in Italy 1995-2016 Italy is one the countries with the highest wealth-to-income ratio in the developed world. Yet, despite the ... Continue reading

China’s pension system
April 12, 2021 |

  Towards equity and sustainability? China’s pension system reform moves center stage   In this paper, Li Yang reviews the latest development of China’s public ... Continue reading

Gabriel Zucman hearing before the US Senate Budget committee
April 8, 2021 |

On March 25th 2021, Gabriel Zucman, Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Berkeley and co-director of the World Inequality Lab, testified before the ... Continue reading

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