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Spatial wage inequality in North America and Western Europe 1975-2019
julio 31, 2023 |

In recent decades, income inequality has been on the rise in most of the world’s leading economies. To what extent do spatial inequalities – such ... Continuar leyendo

The biological cost of the economic transition in Poland
julio 28, 2023 |

Variation in height has two components: genetic and environmental. Genetic factors explain 70% of the variation in height. The rest of the variation is driven ... Continuar leyendo

Income inequality in the Duchy of Warsaw (1810/11)
julio 28, 2023 |

The Duchy of Warsaw was a Polish state established by Napoleon Bonaparte, which existed in the years 1807-1815. Although the Duchy of Warsaw existed only ... Continuar leyendo

Social security wealth reduces wealth inequality in the EU, new study finds
julio 28, 2023 |

The ageing of society means that public pension systems are becoming increasingly important. What is the impact of public pension entitlements on wealth inequality among ... Continuar leyendo

The World Inequality Lab is looking for MSCA Postdoctoral Fellows
julio 26, 2023 |

  Are you a postdoctoral researcher working on inequality dynamics? Are you based outside of France and willing to expand your experience with a stay ... Continuar leyendo

Global cities’ contribution to inequality is more driven by financialization than globalization, new study finds
julio 26, 2023 |

Global cities contribute to income inequality by concentrating high-paying jobs. But how much and why? Is it because they are major metropolises, political decision-making centers, ... Continuar leyendo

Stranded fossel-fuel assets and climate action in the US and Europe
junio 19, 2023 |

Potential pension fund losses should not deter high-income countries from bold climate action Containing global temperature rise to 1.5° in order to meet the Paris ... Continuar leyendo

Trading non-tradables: the implications of Europe’s job posting policy
junio 19, 2023 |

This paper examines the impacts of the EU posting policy, a large trade and temporary migration program facilitated by the free provision of services. The ... Continuar leyendo

Is Charitable Giving Political? Evidence from Wealth and Income Tax Returns in France
junio 19, 2023 |

There has been a rise in philanthropy in Western democracies in recent years. In France, charitable giving increased by 78.6% increase between 2006 and 2019. ... Continuar leyendo