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Anti-corruption campaign in China: An empirical investigation
abril 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 ... Continuar leyendo

The Impact of Communist Party Membership on Wealth Distribution and Accumulation in Urban China
abril 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 to ... Continuar leyendo

Preliminary Estimates of Global Posttax Income Distributions
abril 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 ... Continuar leyendo

Historical Inequality Series
abril 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 ... Continuar leyendo

Wealth and Property Taxation in the United States
abril 3, 2023 |

We study the history and geography of wealth accumulation in the US, using newly collected historical property tax records since the early 1800s. The US ... Continuar leyendo

Uncovering the Dynamics of the Wealth Distribution
abril 3, 2023 |

  This paper introduces a new way of decomposing the evolution of the wealth distribution using a simple continuous time stochastic model, which separates the ... Continuar leyendo

Climate inequality report 2023, Fair taxes for a sustainable future in the global South
enero 31, 2023 |

  The climate crisis has begun to disrupt human societies by severely  affecting the very foundations of human livelihood and social organisation. Climate impacts are ... Continuar leyendo

Do the Wealthy Underreport their Income? Using General Election Filings to Study the Income-Wealth Relationship in India
enero 13, 2023 |

  The income reporting behaviour of different wealth groups is a critical public finance issue that has remained under-researched in the Indian and international contexts. ... Continuar leyendo

Household Wealth and its distribution in the Netherlands, 1854-2019
diciembre 19, 2022 |

  We analyze the evolution of aggregate household wealth, its composition, and top wealth shares since the mid-19th century for the Netherlands, a country which ... Continuar leyendo