Economic inequality in India: the “Billionaire Raj” is now more unequal than the British colonial Raj

March 19, 2024 |

Given its geographic size and population, now the largest in the world, the distribution of economic growth in India has significant implications for global inequality


Bina Agarwal and James Boyce win first “Global Inequality Research Award”

March 8, 2024 |

In recent decades, the study of global inequalities has experienced a remarkable boom: economic, social and environmental inequalities have been the subject of a growing


Seventy-five years of measuring income inequality in Latin America

March 6, 2024 |

Long considered one of the most unequal regions in the world, Latin America also has a rich history of producing statistics on inequality and poverty.


New website reveals the magnitude of inequality in Latin America

February 27, 2024 |

Official statistics on inequality in Latin America, exclusively based on surveys, only capture half of the macroeconomic income and underestimate capital income. This creates a


Beyond class conflicts: Exploring recent trends in world political cleavages

February 9, 2024 |

Why has growing inequality in many parts of the world not led to renewed class-based conflicts, and seems instead to have come with the emergence


Political cleavages in Greece 1981-2019

February 7, 2024 |

Modern Greek history has been a turbulent one. The devastation of the Civil War (1946-1949) gave way to an ‘Economic Miracle’ in the 1950s and


Inequality across 700 years

January 31, 2024 |

Following the publication of Thomas Piketty’s book Capital in the Twenty-First Century in 2013, there has been a growing interest in economic inequality and its


The wealth of generations

January 24, 2024 |

Since the 1980s, rich countries have witnessed an increase in wealth-to-income ratios, wealth inequality, and a boom in asset prices. Yet, little is known about


Income Inequality in South Korea, 1933-2022

January 22, 2024 |

While South Korea was one of the poorest countries in the world in the 1960s, it sustained positive growth in the 1980s and 1990s until


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