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More Unequal or Not as Rich? Revisiting the Latin American Exception
December 19, 2022 | WID.world

  Latin America is often portrayed as a global exception to the rising or consolidating income inequality trends of the early twenty-first century. However, the ... Continue reading

Measuring the Carbon Content of Wealth Evidence from France and Germany
November 19, 2022 | WID.world

This paper estimates the distribution of annual wealth-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in France and Germany, using a novel method to combine newly released air ... Continue reading

What’s new about global inequality?
November 17, 2022 | WID.world

  WID.world released its annual inequality update.   Our global network of researchers mobilized the most recent wealth and income inequality data, obtained from tax ... Continue reading

What’s new about inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa?
November 17, 2022 | WID.world

WID.world released its 2022 annual inequality data update for Sub-Saharan Africa. Three key results are worth highlighting: first, despite some decrease, income inequality as measured ... Continue reading

What’s new about inequality in East Asia?
November 17, 2022 | WID.world

WID.world  released its 2022 annual inequality data update for East Asia. Overall, we observe an alarming increase in both wealth and income inequalities in Mainland ... Continue reading

What’s new about inequality in Russia and Central Asia?
November 15, 2022 | WID.world

WID.world released its 2022 annual inequality data update for Russia and Central Asia. Russia exhibits one of the highest wealth inequality levels in the world. ... Continue reading

What’s new about inequality in the Middle East?
November 15, 2022 | WID.world

WID.world released its 2022 annual inequality data update for the Middle East. The last decade was one of the most turbulent decades for the Middle ... Continue reading

What’s new about inequality in Europe?
November 15, 2022 | WID.world

WID.world released its 2022 annual inequality data update for Western  and Eastern Europe. Our inequality data for Europe covers all countries of the continent since ... Continue reading

What’s new about inequality in Latin America?
November 15, 2022 | WID.world

WID.world released its 2022 annual inequality data update for Latin America. Inequality remains very high in the region and is underestimated in measures based solely ... Continue reading