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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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Publication of the first WID.world Issue Brief
July 19, 2018 | WID.world

The World Inequality Lab inaugurates the publication of its first issue brief, composed by Amory Gethin and dedicated to the analysis of net foreign assets ... Continue reading

Update of WID.world macroeconomic aggregates to 2017
July 10, 2018 | WID.world

WID.world has updated its external data on macroeconomic aggregates: national accounts and price data, as well as population indicators, are now available for 2017. WID.world ... Continue reading

Top income shares series for Switzerland updated to 2014 (WID.world Technical Note 2018/01)
June 7, 2018 | WID.world

The series of top fiscal income shares for Switzerland have been extended to 2014 by Isabel Martínez. In 2014, the top 1% fiscal income share reached ... Continue reading

New paper on the evolution of top income inequality in Germany (WID.world Working Paper 2017/18): data series available
June 4, 2018 | WID.world

This new paper by  Charlotte Bartels presents new findings on the long-run dynamics of income inequality in Germany between 1871 and 2013. All data series are ... Continue reading

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