Funding & partners

The World Inequality Database,, is funded by public and non-profit institutions. Over the 2010-2020 period, 25% of the budget is financed by the universities, research centers and statistics offices hosting fellows, 19% is provided by the Paris School of Economics and its partner institutions (in particular the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and the Ecole Normale Supérieure), 17% by the Ford Foundation, 16% by a grant from the European Research Council, 6% by the Agence Nationale pour la Recherche (ANR) of France, 5% by the Sloan Foundation, 4% by the Economic and Social Research Council and the Department for International Development of the United Kingdom through an ESRC-DFID joint fund grant, and 2% by the Institute for New Economic Thinking. welcomes donors to contribute financially to our efforts to measure and disseminate high quality data on economic inequality and to promote democratic transparency on these issues (please click on the donate button below the logos or contact us).

Please find on this link our 2019 Activity Report.

main funders

Partners is also associated with the following partner research centers for the production of inequality data.