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TOP EARNERS AND THE GREAT COMPRESSION IN THE US 1918-1949
mars 28, 2024 | WID.world

Wage inequality in the United States declined substantially in the years surrounding the Second World War. This phenomenon stands out as a primary catalyst in ... Continuer la lecture

Domestic resources insufficient to eradicate extreme poverty, international solidarity needed
mars 26, 2024 | WID.world

The very first Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) reads: “By 2030, eradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere, currently measured as people living on less than ... Continuer la lecture

Inégalités économiques en Inde : le “Raj des milliardaires” est désormais plus inégalitaire que le Raj colonial britannique
mars 19, 2024 | WID.world

Compte tenu du poids démographique et de la taille géographique de l’Inde, la répartition de la croissance économique du pays a des implications significatives sur ... Continuer la lecture

La première édition du « Global Inequality Research Awards » récompense Bina Agarwal et James K. Boyce
mars 8, 2024 | WID.world

L’étude des inégalités globales a connu ces dernières décennies un essor remarquable : inégalités économiques, sociales et environnementales ont fait l’objet de travaux théoriques et empiriques ... Continuer la lecture

Seventy-five years of measuring income inequality in Latin America
mars 6, 2024 | WID.world

Long considered one of the most unequal regions in the world, Latin America also has a rich history of producing statistics on inequality and poverty. ... Continuer la lecture

Political cleavages in Greece 1981-2019
février 7, 2024 | WID.world

Modern Greek history has been a turbulent one. The devastation of the Civil War (1946-1949) gave way to an ‘Economic Miracle’ in the 1950s and ... Continuer la lecture

Inequality across 700 years
janvier 31, 2024 | WID.world

Following the publication of Thomas Piketty’s book Capital in the Twenty-First Century in 2013, there has been a growing interest in economic inequality and its ... Continuer la lecture

New article published in JEEA on income inequality and taxation in Italy
janvier 22, 2024 | WID.world

The article “Reconstructing Income Inequality in Italy: New Evidence and Tax System Implications from Distributional National Accounts” by Demetrio Guzzardi, Elisa Palagi, Andrea Roventini, and ... Continuer la lecture

Income Inequality in South Korea, 1933-2022
janvier 22, 2024 | WID.world

While South Korea was one of the poorest countries in the world in the 1960s, it sustained positive growth in the 1980s and 1990s until ... Continuer la lecture