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 & Tools

WORLD INEQUALITY DATABASE

Visit the widest open source database for global inequality data

Start

POLITICAL CLEAVAGES AND SOCIAL INEQUALITIES

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

EXPLORE

INEQUALITY TRANSPARENCY INDEX

Inequality transparency index

Discover the extent of inequality data opacity per country

EXAMINE

INCOME COMPARATOR

Income comparator

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

COMPARE

MISSING PROFITS

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

DISCOVER

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

RESEARCH TOOLS

Generate your own datasets with the research tools developed by our team

CHECK IT OUT

In the media

13
July

Le Monde

“Répondre au défi chinois par le socialisme démocratique”, de Thomas Piketty

13
July

Le Monde

“Responding to Chinese challenge with democratic socialism”, by Thomas Piketty

9
July

Sud Ouest

“Taxer davantage les multinationales : pourquoi, comment et combien ça rapporte ?”, avec Gabriel Zucman et Thomas Piketty

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