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Why Is Europe More Equal Than the United States?
October 6, 2020 | WID.world

Why Is Europe More Equal Than the United States? In this paper, Thomas Blanchet, Lucas Chancel, and Amory Gethin combine all available household surveys, income tax, and national accounts data ... Continue reading

“Unsustainable Inequalities”, Lucas Chancel
October 6, 2020 | WID.world

“Unsustainable Inequalities. Social Justice and the Environment”, by Lucas Chancel   Can we fight poverty and inequality while protecting the environment? These challenges are at ... Continue reading

Social Inequalities and Ethnic Cleavages in Botswana, Ghana, Nigeria, and Senegal
September 10, 2020 | WID.world

Social Inequalities and Ethnic Cleavages in Botswana, Ghana, Nigeria, and Senegal In this paper, Jules Baleyte, Amory Gethin, Yajna Govind and Thomas Piketty document the ... Continue reading

2020 Distributional National Accounts Guidelines (DINA)
September 2, 2020 | WID.world

The 2020 Distributional National Accounts (DINA) guidelines is the first major update of the document presenting the concepts, data sources and methods used in the ... Continue reading

Inequality, Identity, and Political Cleavages in Israel
August 21, 2020 | WID.world

Inequality, Identity, and Political Cleavages in Israel In this paper, Yonatan Berman draws on pre- and post-election surveys to address the long run evolution of ... Continue reading

Social Inequality and Political Divides in Pakistan
August 19, 2020 | WID.world

Social Inequality and the Dynamics of Political and ethnolinguistic Divides in Pakistan, 1970-2018 In this paper, Amory Gethin, Sultan Mehmood and Thomas Piketty study political ... Continue reading

Electoral cleavages and socioeconomic inequality in Germany
July 24, 2020 | WID.world

Electoral cleavages and socioeconomic inequality in Germany, 1949-2017 In this paper, Fabian Kosse and Thomas Piketty explore the changing relationships between party support, electoral cleavages ... Continue reading

Income Inequality under Colonial Rule
July 17, 2020 | WID.world

Income Inequality under Colonial Rule: Evidence from French Algeria, Cameroon, Tunisia, and Vietnam and comparisons with British colonies 1920-1960 In this paper, Facundo Alvaredo, Denis Cogneau ... Continue reading

2020 Update of Macroeconomic Aggregates
July 10, 2020 | WID.world

The World Inequality Database has been updated to include the latest data on macroeconomic aggregates. The series and GDP and net national income now cover ... Continue reading