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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

Compare your income to that of African citizens
novembre 5, 2019 | WID.world

The WID.world income comparator has been extended to all African countries based on the work done by Lucas Chancel, Denis Cogneau, Amory Gethin and Alix ... Continuer la lecture

Top income shares for New Zealand extended to 2017
octobre 23, 2019 | WID.world

The series of top shares of fiscal income for New Zealand have been extended to 2017. The series have also been updated for 2016, due ... Continuer la lecture

ERC Synergy Grant awarded to the project “Towards a System of Distributional National Accounts”
octobre 11, 2019 | WID.world

The World Inequality Lab is glad to announce that the project “Towards a System of Distributional National Accounts” has been awarded the ERC Synergy Grant ... Continuer la lecture

New paper on income inequality in Africa, 1990-2017
octobre 4, 2019 | WID.world

This new paper by Lucas Chancel, Denis Cogneau, Amory Gethin and Alix Myczkowski makes a first cautious attempt to estimate the evolution of income inequality ... Continuer la lecture

Parution de “Capital et idéologie”, de Thomas Piketty
septembre 11, 2019 | WID.world

  “Toutes les sociétés humaines ont besoin de justifier leurs inégalités : il faut leur trouver des raisons, faute de quoi c’est l’ensemble de l’édifice ... Continuer la lecture

Update of WID.world macroeconomic aggregates to 2018
août 7, 2019 | WID.world

WID.world has updated its external data on macroeconomic aggregates: national accounts and price data, as well as population indicators, are now available for 2018. WID.world ... Continuer la lecture