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Worker Power, Rent-Seeking and Income Inequality in Canada: A Sector-Level Analysis
septiembre 9, 2022 |

This paper develops novel estimates of income inequality at the sector-level in Canada and examines links between sector-level income inequality and different conceptions of power. ... Continuar leyendo

Income and Wealth Inequality in Hong Kong, 1981-2020: The Rise of Pluto-Communism?
agosto 29, 2022 |

In this paper, Thomas Piketty and Li Yang combine national accounts, household surveys, fiscal data, wealth rankings and election polls, in order to provide a ... Continuar leyendo

Wealth Distribution in Germany
junio 23, 2022 |

Wealth and its Distribution in Germany, 1895-2018     In this paper, Thilo N. H. Albers, Charlotte Bartels and Moritz Schularick present the first comprehensive ... Continuar leyendo

South Africa’s Post-Apartheid Income Distribution
mayo 11, 2022 |

South Africa’s distributive regime is striking to all who observe it. In this paper, Adam Aboobaker situates developments in post-apartheid income distribution within key macroeconomic ... Continuar leyendo

The Inequality (or the Growth) We Measure. Data Gaps and the Distribution of Incomes
mayo 3, 2022 |

  There is a large gap between income estimates used in inequality studies and macroeconomic statistics. This makes it hard to assess how economic growth ... Continuar leyendo

Anatomy of the Global Saving Glut
abril 28, 2022 |

Anatomy of the Global Saving Glut   In this paper, Luis Bauluz, Filip Novokmet and Moritz Schularick provide a distributional perspective on global saving and ... Continuar leyendo

A brief history of inequality, by Thomas Piketty
abril 22, 2022 |

“An opportunity for readers to see Piketty bring his larger argument about the origins of inequality and his program for fighting it into high relief.”— ... Continuar leyendo

Globalization and Factor Income Taxation
abril 11, 2022 |

Globalization and Factor Income Taxation   How has globalization affected the relative taxation of labor and capital, and why? To address this question, Pierre Bachas, Matthew ... Continuar leyendo

Wealth Inequality in Interwar Poland
marzo 31, 2022 |

Wealth Inequality in Interwar Poland   In this paper, Marcin Wroński provides the first estimates of wealth inequality in Poland in the interwar period.  To estimate wealth ... Continuar leyendo