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The Missing Profits of Nations
juin 30, 2020 | WID.world

How much profit each country loses or attracts because of tax competition? Between 1985 and 2018, the global average statutory corporate tax rate has fallen ... Continuer la lecture

Post-colonial Trends of Income Inequality
juin 15, 2020 | WID.world

Post-colonial Trends of Income Inequality: Evidence from the Overseas Departments of France In this paper, Yajna Govind analyzes the post-colonial trends of income inequality in four ... Continuer la lecture

Global Land Inequality
juin 12, 2020 | WID.world

Global Land Inequality Agricultural land is vital for three out of four of the poorest billion individuals in the world. Yet little is known about ... Continuer la lecture

Capital Gains and U.K. Inequality
juin 10, 2020 | WID.world

Capital Gains and UK Inequality Aggregate taxable capital gains in UK have tripled in past decades. These taxable gains are largely repackaged income, so their ... Continuer la lecture

What Determines the Capital Share?
mai 12, 2020 | WID.world

What Determines the Capital Share over the Long Run of History? This paper, written by Erik Bengtsson, Enrico Rubolino and Daniel Waldenström, explores how the ... Continuer la lecture

Coronabonds with or without Germany
avril 21, 2020 | WID.world

Coronabonds with or without Germany This paper, written by Lucas Chancel, explores the rationale and feasibility of debt mutualization among Eurozone countries, ie Coronabonds (e.g. ... Continuer la lecture

Green Welfare States in Developing Countries
avril 17, 2020 | WID.world

The Quest for Green Welfare States in Developing Countries In this paper, Tancrède Voituriez provides a typology of green welfare states or “ecostates” in developing ... Continuer la lecture

Wealth distribution in South Africa
avril 16, 2020 | WID.world

How unequal is the wealth distribution in South Africa? In this paper, Aroop Chatterjee, Léo Czajka and Amory Gethin estimate the distribution of personal wealth ... Continuer la lecture

Wealth inequality dynamics
avril 1, 2020 | WID.world

How to measure wealth inequality dynamics? In this paper, Bertrand Garbinti, Jonathan Goupille-Lebret and Thomas Piketty present a new method to estimate wealth inequality. They ... Continuer la lecture