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Income Inequality under Colonial Rule
julio 20, 2020 | WID.world

Income Inequality under Colonial Rule: Evidence from French Algeria, Cameroon, Tunisia, and Vietnam and comparisons with British colonies 1920-1960 In this paper, Facundo Alvaredo, Denis Cogneau ... Continuar leyendo

2020 Update of Macroeconomic Aggregates
julio 10, 2020 | WID.world

The World Inequality Database has been updated to include the latest data on macroeconomic aggregates. The series and GDP and net national income now cover ... Continuar leyendo

Political Cleavages in South Africa
julio 9, 2020 | WID.world

Extreme Inequality and the Structure of Political Cleavages in South Africa, 1994-2019 In this paper, Amory Gethin draws on political attitudes surveys to study the ... Continuar leyendo

The Missing Profits of Nations
junio 30, 2020 | WID.world

How much profit each country loses or attracts because of tax competition? Between 1985 and 2018, the global average statutory corporate tax rate has fallen ... Continuar leyendo

Post-colonial Trends of Income Inequality
junio 15, 2020 | WID.world

Post-colonial Trends of Income Inequality: Evidence from the Overseas Departments of France In this paper, Yajna Govind analyzes the post-colonial trends of income inequality in four ... Continuar leyendo

Global Land Inequality
junio 12, 2020 | WID.world

Global Land Inequality Agricultural land is vital for three out of four of the poorest billion individuals in the world. Yet little is known about ... Continuar leyendo

Capital Gains and U.K. Inequality
junio 10, 2020 | WID.world

Capital Gains and UK Inequality Aggregate taxable capital gains in UK have tripled in past decades. These taxable gains are largely repackaged income, so their ... Continuar leyendo

What Determines the Capital Share?
mayo 12, 2020 | WID.world

What Determines the Capital Share over the Long Run of History? This paper, written by Erik Bengtsson, Enrico Rubolino and Daniel Waldenström, explores how the ... Continuar leyendo

Coronabonds with or without Germany
abril 21, 2020 | WID.world

Coronabonds with or without Germany This paper, written by Lucas Chancel, explores the rationale and feasibility of debt mutualization among Eurozone countries, ie Coronabonds (e.g. ... Continuar leyendo