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Contagious coercion: The effect of plagues on serfdom in the Baltics
November 27, 2023 |

What drives labor coercion? Do plagues increase labor coercion by creating labor scarcity? Labor scarcity is the main hypothesized determinant of labor coercion Domar (1970), ... Continue reading

Progressive taxation remains the global exception, new study shows
November 26, 2023 |

What is the level and incidence of taxes and transfers worldwide, since 1980? Which countries do the most to reduce income disparities through taxes and ... Continue reading

3 ways to look at global income inequality in 2023 – Insights from the World Inequality Database
November 22, 2023 |

The World Inequality Lab (WIL) released its annual update of global inequality data.   Tell me in which country you live and I will tell ... Continue reading

What’s new about inequality in Latin America in 2023?
November 22, 2023 |

The 2023 update of the World Inequality Database includes new findings for Latin America. First opportunity to study Covid-19’s impact on Latin American inequality using ... Continue reading

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