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Domestic resources insufficient to eradicate extreme poverty, international solidarity needed
marzo 26, 2024 | WID.world

The very first Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) reads: “By 2030, eradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere, currently measured as people living on less than ... Continuar leyendo

Seventy-five years of measuring income inequality in Latin America
marzo 6, 2024 | WID.world

Long considered one of the most unequal regions in the world, Latin America also has a rich history of producing statistics on inequality and poverty. ... Continuar leyendo

Nuevo sitio web revela la magnitud de la desigualdad en América Latina
febrero 27, 2024 | WID.world

Las estadísticas oficiales sobre desigualdad en América Latina, basadas en encuestas, solo capturan la mitad del ingreso macroeconómico y subestiman el ingreso por capital. Esto ... Continuar leyendo

Political cleavages in Greece 1981-2019
febrero 7, 2024 | WID.world

Modern Greek history has been a turbulent one. The devastation of the Civil War (1946-1949) gave way to an ‘Economic Miracle’ in the 1950s and ... Continuar leyendo

Inequality across 700 years
enero 31, 2024 | WID.world

Following the publication of Thomas Piketty’s book Capital in the Twenty-First Century in 2013, there has been a growing interest in economic inequality and its ... Continuar leyendo

New article published in JEEA on income inequality and taxation in Italy
enero 22, 2024 | WID.world

The article “Reconstructing Income Inequality in Italy: New Evidence and Tax System Implications from Distributional National Accounts” by Demetrio Guzzardi, Elisa Palagi, Andrea Roventini, and ... Continuar leyendo

Income Inequality in South Korea, 1933-2022
enero 22, 2024 | WID.world

While South Korea was one of the poorest countries in the world in the 1960s, it sustained positive growth in the 1980s and 1990s until ... Continuar leyendo

Inequality in lifetime earnings in France
enero 16, 2024 | WID.world

How does inequality evolve over a lifetime? What are the differences in earnings between men and women over time? Cross-sectional measures of earnings inequality have ... Continuar leyendo

New article published in JEEA on wealth inequality in Italy
enero 16, 2024 | WID.world

The article “The concentration of personal wealth in Italy 1995–2016” by Paolo Acciari, Facundo Alvaredo, and Salvatore Morelli, has been published in the Journal of ... Continuar leyendo