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Anti-corruption campaign in China: An empirical investigation
April 26, 2023 |

  Using official information published by Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) of the CPC, we construct a database of officials who have been found ... Continue reading

The Impact of Communist Party Membership on Wealth Distribution and Accumulation in Urban China
April 26, 2023 |

  This paper provides the first in-depth investigation into the evolution of the wealth gap between CCP and non-CCP households in urban China from 1995 ... Continue reading

Preliminary Estimates of Global Posttax Income Distributions
April 4, 2023 |

This technical note combines data from household surveys, government budgets, tax simulators, national accounts, and detailed fiscal incidence studies to construct a new database on ... Continue reading

Historical Inequality Series
April 4, 2023 |

The purpose of this technical note is to describe the construction of’s long-run per-adult income inequality series and adjustments made to ensure consistency with ... Continue reading

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