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Climate inequality report 2023, Fair taxes for a sustainable future in the global South
janvier 31, 2023 | WID.world

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

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

  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. ... Continuer la lecture

Household Wealth and its distribution in the Netherlands, 1854-2019
décembre 19, 2022 | WID.world

  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 ... Continuer la lecture

Rethinking Capital and Wealth Taxation
décembre 19, 2022 | WID.world

This paper reviews recent developments in the theory and practice of optimal capital taxation. We emphasize three main rationales for capital taxation. First, the frontier ... Continuer la lecture

Top Wealth in America: A Reexamination
décembre 19, 2022 | WID.world

  Recent estimates of US top wealth shares obtained by capitalizing income tax returns (Saez and Zucman, 2020; Smith, Zidar and Zwick, 2022) are close ... Continuer la lecture

Distributional National Accounts for Australia, 1991-2018
décembre 19, 2022 | WID.world

  We produce estimates of the full distribution of all national income in Australia for the period 1991 to 2018, by combining household survey with ... Continuer la lecture

Distributional National Accounts of Taiwan, 1991-2017
décembre 19, 2022 | WID.world

  We construct the pre-tax Distributional National Accounts (DINA) of Taiwan from 1981 to 2017 using survey data. Our DINA individual income series demonstrates a ... Continuer la lecture

Real-Time Inequality
décembre 19, 2022 | WID.world

  This paper constructs high-frequency and timely income distributions for the United States. We develop a methodology to combine the information contained in high-frequency public ... Continuer la lecture

More Unequal or Not as Rich? Revisiting the Latin American Exception
décembre 19, 2022 | WID.world

  Latin America is often portrayed as a global exception to the rising or consolidating income inequality trends of the early twenty-first century. However, the ... Continuer la lecture