World Lab Inequality

Empowering civil society, reinforcing democracy. Powered with data.

The World Inequality Lab gathers social scientists committed to helping everyone understand the drivers of inequality worldwide through evidence-based research.

Projects

WORLD INEQUALITY DATABASE

Visit the widest open source database for global inequality data

Start

INCOME COMPARATOR

Use our income comparator to see where you stand on the income distribution

COMPARE

INEQUALITY TRANSPARENCY INDEX

Discover the extent of inequality data opacity per country

EXAMINE

POLITICAL CLEAVAGES

Who votes for whom? Explore the socioeconomic indicators of political parties’ support

EXPLORE

MISSING PROFITS

Discover how much profits each country loses or attracts because of tax avoidance

DISCOVER

WORLD INEQUALITY REPORT

2018 World Inequality Report

Read the first edition of the World Inequality Report

READ

TAX JUSTICE NOW

How can US billionaires pay less taxes than their secretaries?

SEE HOW

SOUTH AFRICA WEALTH TAX SIMULATOR

Estimate how much tax revenue could be collected from a progressive wealth tax on the richest 1%

ESTIMATE

Media

11
June

RFI

“Liberté, inégalités, fraternité”, avec Lucas Chancel

29
April

Le Monde

“Face au Covid-19, l’idée d’une taxation des plus riches fait son chemin à travers le monde”, avec Lucas Chancel

23
April

Usbek & Rica

“Pourquoi les États-Unis veulent instaurer un impôt mondial minimum” avec Thomas Piketty, Gabriel Zucman et Emmanuel Saez

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Website created in 2021 by the agency Adrenaline, with the collaboration of:

Project management and web design: Pauline Bouaud, Mathieu Vicard and Anthony Wieczorek

Development and integration: Aurélien Binauld, Thibaut Watteau and Benjamin Grillet (AliquidStudio)

Coordination: Lucas Chancel and Olivia Ronsain