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ERC Synergy Grant awarded to the project “Towards a System of Distributional National Accounts”
octubre 11, 2019 | WID.world

The World Inequality Lab is glad to announce that the project “Towards a System of Distributional National Accounts” has been awarded the ERC Synergy Grant ... Continuar leyendo

New paper on income inequality in Africa, 1990-2017
octubre 4, 2019 | WID.world

This new paper by Lucas Chancel, Denis Cogneau, Amory Gethin and Alix Myczkowski makes a first cautious attempt to estimate the evolution of income inequality ... Continuar leyendo

“Do European Top Earners React to Labour Taxation Through Migration ?”
septiembre 30, 2019 | WID.world

This paper by Mathilde Muñoz studies the effects of top earnings tax rates on the mobility of top ten percent employees within Europe. Results show ... Continuar leyendo

“How Much are the Poor Losing from Tax Competition?”
septiembre 29, 2019 | WID.world

This paper by Mathilde Muñoz quantifies the welfare effects of tax competition in an union where individuals can respond to taxation through migration. It shows ... Continuar leyendo

“Capital and Ideology”, by Thomas Piketty
septiembre 12, 2019 | WID.world

“Every human society must justify its inequalities: reasons must be found because, without them, the whole political and social edifice is in danger of collapsing”. ... Continuar leyendo

Update of WID.world macroeconomic aggregates to 2018
agosto 7, 2019 | 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 2018. WID.world ... Continuar leyendo

New paper on income inequality and ethnic cleavages in Malaysia, 1984-2014
julio 30, 2019 | WID.world

This new paper by Muhammed Abdul Khalid and Li Yang documents the evolution of income inequality in Malaysia, not only at the national level (for ... Continuar leyendo

Eighth Meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ)
julio 29, 2019 | WID.world

From 3 to 5 July 2019, the World Inequality Lab hosted the Eighth Meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ). This ... Continuar leyendo

New paper on top incomes shares in the Netherlands
junio 7, 2019 | WID.world

The new WID.word Working paper 2019/2, “Top Incomes, Income and Wealth Inequality in the Netherlands: The first 100 Years 1914–2014 – what’s next?” by Wiemer ... Continuar leyendo