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

POLITICAL CLEAVAGES AND SOCIAL INEQUALITIES

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

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 scale.

COMPARE

MISSING PROFITS

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

DISCOVER

TAX JUSTICE NOW

How is it that US billionaires pay less tax 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

WORLD INEQUALITY REPORT

2018 World Inequality Report

Read the first edition of the World Inequality Report (2018)

READ

Media

21
August

RFI

“A prosperidade dos países ricos não existiria sem os países pobres”, defende Thomas Piketty

19
August

L'Obs

Thomas Piketty : « Historiquement, c’est le combat pour l’égalité qui a permis la prospérité »

5
August

The Guardian

“How politics became a contest dominated by two kinds of elite”, by Amory Gethin, Clara Martínez-Toledano and Thomas Piketty

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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