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New paper on private property and inequality in China
April 19, 2017 |

This new paper by T. Piketty, L. Yang and G. Zucman, “Capital Accumulation, Private Property and Rising Inequality in China”, Working Paper 2017/06 combines ... Continue reading

New paper on income inequality dynamics in France
April 14, 2017 |

This new paper by B. Garbinti, J. Goupille-Lebret and T. Piketty, “Income Inequality in France 1900-2014: Evidence from Distributional Accounts”, Working Paper 2017/04, combines ... Continue reading

First Conference. Call for Papers
April 5, 2017 |

We are organizing the First Conference, which will be hosted by the Paris School of Economics on December 14th and 15th, 2017. was ... Continue reading

New paper and series on wealth inequality dynamics in France
February 14, 2017 |

This new paper combines different sources and methods (income tax data, inheritance registers, national accounts, wealth surveys) in order to deliver consistent, unified wealth distribution ... Continue reading

New paper and series on wealth concentration in the UK
January 23, 2017 |

The new series cover a long period, from 1895 to the present. The UK went from being more unequal in terms of wealth than the ... Continue reading

Launching of : The source for global inequality data
January 9, 2017 |

Press release Launching of : The source for global inequality data Paris, January 9, 2017 – The World Wealth and Income Database ( launches today ... Continue reading

Tony’s passing, mourning
January 3, 2017 |

We are very sad to announce the passing on January 1st 2017 of Anthony B. Atkinson, co-founder and co-director of Anthony B. Atkinson, Tony, ... Continue reading

Welcome to the new website!
December 20, 2016 |

The new website for is now accessible online ! ... Continue reading

New income series for the US
December 10, 2016 |

New series on income distribution in the United States have just been released. Highlights: Bottom 50% income share has declined from about 20% to 11% ... Continue reading