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Worker Power, Rent-Seeking and Income Inequality in Canada: A Sector-Level Analysis
septembre 9, 2022 | WID.world

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. ... Continuer la lecture

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

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 ... Continuer la lecture

Wealth Distribution in Germany
juin 23, 2022 | WID.world

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

South Africa’s Post-Apartheid Income Distribution
mai 11, 2022 | WID.world

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 ... Continuer la lecture

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

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

Anatomy of the Global Saving Glut
avril 28, 2022 | WID.world

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

A brief history of inequality, by Thomas Piketty
avril 22, 2022 | WID.world

“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.”— ... Continuer la lecture

Publication du Rapport sur les inégalités mondiales 2022 !
avril 21, 2022 | WID.world

    « Lisez ce rapport, faites-en connaître les conclusions, trouvez des moyens d’agir en conséquence ! » Abhijit Banerjee et Esther Duflo       Résumé: Rapport ... Continuer la lecture

Globalization and Factor Income Taxation
avril 11, 2022 | WID.world

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 ... Continuer la lecture