New paper on inequality in Lebanon

October 3, 2017 |

This new paper by Lydia Assouad, “Rethinking the Lebanese economic miracle: The extreme concentration of income and wealth in Lebanon 2005-2014”, Working Paper 2017/13, combines


New paper and inequality series on India

September 5, 2017 |

This new paper by L. Chancel and T. Piketty, “Indian income inequality, 1922-2014: From British Raj to Billionaire Raj ?”, Working Paper series 2017/11,


New paper and series on Brazil

September 1, 2017 |

This new paper by M. Morgan, “Extreme and Persistent Inequality: New Evidence for Brazil Combining National Accounts, Surveys and Fiscal Data, 2001-2015″, Working Paper,


New paper and inequality series on Russia

August 1, 2017 |

This new paper by F. Novokmet, T. Piketty and G. Zucman, “From Soviets to Oligarchs: Inequality and Property in Russia, 1905-2016”, Working Paper 2017/09


July 2017 Newsletter

July 12, 2017 | & The World Inequality Lab Newsletter  Welcome to the second and World Inequality Lab newsletter, which covers our main developments over the last


New income inequality series and paper for Cote d’Ivoire

July 6, 2017 |

HIGHLIGHTS: New data shows that the level of inequality in Cote d’Ivoire is substantially higher than previously thought. According to survey data, the top 1% income share

Read partners with the Commitment to Equity (CEQ) Institute

July 6, 2017 |

We are happy to announce that will partner with the CEQ Institute to produce Distributional National Accounts in a number of low and middle


Fiscal income share series for the UK updated to 2014

July 5, 2017 |

The series of fiscal income shares for the United Kingdom have been extended to years 2013 and 2014 by Facundo Alvaredo (click here). As for all


Fiscal income share series for Singapore updated to 2014

July 3, 2017 |

The series of top fiscal income shares for Singapore have been extended to 2014 by Facundo Alvaredo. In 2014, the top 1% fiscal income share reached


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