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New method to estimate wealth inequality dynamics.
avril 1, 2020 | WID.world

Summary Measuring and understanding the evolution of wealth inequality is a key challenge for researchers, policy makers, and the general public. In this paper,  Bertrand ... Continuer la lecture

How have inequalities in educational spending in the US evolved over the past five decades?
mars 10, 2020 | WID.world

Are educational spending in the US more or less equally distributed than in the past ? This working paper by Cécile Bonneau aims to describe ... Continuer la lecture

2019 WIL’s activity report is available
mars 4, 2020 | WID.world

  We are glad to share with you the World Inequality Lab 2019 activity report Overview Extension of the World Inequality Database, in particular in ... Continuer la lecture

New paper on Midcentury American Inequality
février 11, 2020 | WID.world

  The mid-20th century American decline in income inequality has been called “the greatest leveling of all time,” despite a similarly unmatched rate of economic ... Continuer la lecture

Argentina’s new government and WIL to cooperate in data production
février 7, 2020 | WID.world

  Paris, February 5th, 2019  – The World Inequality Lab (WIL) met with Alberto Fernandez, President of Argentina, and his delegation, composed of the Minister ... Continuer la lecture

New paper “House Price Cycles, Wealth Inequality and Portfolio Reshuffling”
janvier 22, 2020 | WID.world

Business cycle dynamics can shape the wealth distribution through asset price changes, saving responses, or a combination of  both. This working paper by Clara Martinez ... Continuer la lecture

Publication of the Human Development Report!
décembre 9, 2019 | WID.world

The World Inequality Lab is glad to announce its contribution to the Human Development Report 2019 “Beyond Income, Beyond Averages, Beyond Today: Inequalities in Human Development ... Continuer la lecture

“Ten facts about inequality in advanced economies”
novembre 27, 2019 | WID.world

Economic inequality is on the rise after a historic decline, and the trend is especially dramatic in the United States, as outlines the paper “Ten ... Continuer la lecture

“How Much are the Poor Losing from Tax Competition?”
novembre 8, 2019 | WID.world

How much are European citizens losing from tax competition? Would they be better-off if European countries were able to have a common fiscal tool? In ... Continuer la lecture