Publication of the first Issue Brief

July 19, 2018 |

The World Inequality Lab inaugurates the publication of its first issue brief, composed by Amory Gethin and dedicated to the analysis of net foreign assets


Update of macroeconomic aggregates to 2017

July 10, 2018 | has updated its external data on macroeconomic aggregates: national accounts and price data, as well as population indicators, are now available for 2017.


Top income shares series for Switzerland updated to 2014 ( Technical Note 2018/01)

June 7, 2018 |

The series of top fiscal income shares for Switzerland have been extended to 2014 by Isabel Martínez. In 2014, the top 1% fiscal income share reached


New paper on the evolution of top income inequality in Germany ( Working Paper 2017/18): data series available

June 4, 2018 |

This new paper by  Charlotte Bartels presents new findings on the long-run dynamics of income inequality in Germany between 1871 and 2013. All data series are


Workshop on inequality measurement at the World Inequality Lab | PSE, co-organized with the CEQ and the Stone Center-CUNY

May 15, 2018 |

“Workshop on harmonization of household surveys, fiscal data and national accounts: comparing approaches and establishing standards” May 17 & 18, World Inequality Lab | Paris


New paper on capital taxation in Sweden

April 10, 2018 |

This new paper entitled “How should capital be taxed? Theory and evidence from Sweden”, by Spencer Bastani and Daniel Waldenström, presents a comprehensive analysis of the role of


New paper on the long-run evolution of top income inequality in Croatia and Slovenia

April 10, 2018 |

This new paper by Filip Novokmet and Nataša Kump presents findings on the long-run dynamics of income inequality in Croatia and Slovenia.


New paper on rising inequality and the changing structure of political conflict ( Working Paper 2018/7)

March 31, 2018 |

In this new paper (“Brahmin Left vs Merchant Right: Rising Inequality and the Changing Structure of the Political Conflict (Evidence from France, Britain and the

Read and World Inequality Lab Newsletter – March 2018

March 23, 2018 |


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