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A brief history of inequality, by Thomas Piketty
April 22, 2022 |

“An opportunity for readers to see Piketty bring his larger argument about the origins of inequality and his program for fighting it into high relief.”— ... Continue reading

World Inequality Report 2022 – French edition is out!
April 21, 2022 |

“Read this report, shout out its messages, find ways to act upon it.” Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo     Summary: World Inequality Report 2022 – ... Continue reading

Globalization and Factor Income Taxation
April 8, 2022 |

Globalization and Factor Income Taxation   How has globalization affected the relative taxation of labor and capital, and why? In this paper, Pierre Bachas, Matthew H. ... Continue reading

Wealth Inequality in Interwar Poland
March 30, 2022 |

Wealth Inequality in Interwar Poland   In this paper, Marcin Wroński provides the first estimates of wealth inequality in Poland in the interwar period.  To estimate wealth ... Continue reading

Newsletter | March 2022
March 29, 2022 |

📥 Read or download the newsletter (pdf) 🔔 Subscribe to the newsletter: click here       Data visualization: Realtime Inequality   The impact of ... Continue reading

Effective sanctions against oligarchs and the role of a European Asset Registry
March 16, 2022 |

  Summary This note, by Theresa Neef, Panayiotis Nicolaides, Lucas Chancel, Thomas Piketty, and Gabriel Zucman, provides data on wealth inequality in Russia and advocates ... Continue reading

Racial Inequalities in Latin America
March 15, 2022 |

Unveiling the Cosmic Race: Racial Inequalities in Latin America   In this paper, Guillermo Woo-Mora uses skin tone and income information for over a hundred thousand individuals ... Continue reading

Income Inequality in Italy and Tax Policy Implications
February 28, 2022 |

Reconstructing Income Inequality in Italy: New Evidence and Tax Policy Implications from Distributional National Accounts   In this study, Demetrio Guzzardi, Elisa Palagi, Andrea Roventini ... Continue reading

Unequal access to higher education
February 7, 2022 |

Unequal access to higher education based on parental income:  evidence from France In this paper, Cécile Bonneau and Sébastien Grobon provide new stylized facts on ... Continue reading