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Extreme inequality, democratisation and the emergence of class conflicts in Thailand
March 18, 2019 |

In this new issue brief, Thanasak Jenmana and Amory Gethin analyse the link between inequality, political instability and class cleavages in Thailand in the context ... Continue reading

New paper on the long-run evolution of political cleavages in India
March 14, 2019 |

This new paper by Abhijit Banerjee, Amory Gethin and Thomas Piketty combines surveys, election results and social spending data to document a long-run evolution of political ... Continue reading

New paper on top income inequality in Belgium, 1990-2013
February 19, 2019 |

This new paper by André Decoster, Koen Dedobbeleer and Sebastiaan Maes documents the evolution of top income inequality in Belgium using tax tabulations and national accounts data. Their results ... Continue reading

New paper on support for inheritance taxation
February 5, 2019 |

This new paper by Spencer Bastani and Daniel Waldenström studies how attitudes to inheritance taxation are influenced by information about the role of inherited wealth in society. ... Continue reading

Publication of the Commitment to Equity Handbook
January 17, 2019 |

  This new book edited by Nora Lustig is a how-to guide for assessing the impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty. It can ... Continue reading

New paper on simplified distributional national accounts ( Working Paper 2019/01)
January 14, 2019 |

This new paper by Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman proposes a simplified methodology to estimate income inequality by combining surveys, tax data and ... Continue reading and World Inequality Lab Newsletter – November 2018
December 11, 2018 |
New paper and Stata command on correcting survey data using tax data ( Working Paper 2018/12)
December 5, 2018 |

This new paper by Thomas Blanchet, Ignacio Flores and Marc Morgan introduces a new method to adjust household surveys using tax data. ... Continue reading

New paper on the evolution of income inequality in Thailand ( Working Paper 2018/15)
November 29, 2018 |

This new paper by Thanasak Jenmana sheds new light on the dynamics of income inequality in Thailand between 2001 and 2016. Data series related to ... Continue reading