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Post-colonial Trends of Income Inequality

June 15, 2020 | WID.world

Post-colonial Trends of Income Inequality: Evidence from the Overseas Departments of France In this paper, Yajna Govind analyzes the post-colonial trends of income inequality in four

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Global Land Inequality

June 10, 2020 | WID.world

Global Land Inequality Agricultural land is vital for three out of four of the poorest billion individuals in the world. Yet little is known about

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Capital Gains and U.K. Inequality

May 23, 2020 | WID.world

Capital Gains and UK Inequality Aggregate taxable capital gains in UK have tripled in past decades. These taxable gains are largely repackaged income, so their

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What Determines the Capital Share?

May 6, 2020 | WID.world

What Determines the Capital Share over the Long Run of History? This paper, written by Erik Bengtsson, Enrico Rubolino and Daniel Waldenström, explores how the

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Coronabonds with or without Germany

April 20, 2020 | WID.world

Coronabonds with or without Germany This paper, written by Lucas Chancel, explores the rationale and feasibility of debt mutualization among Eurozone countries, ie Coronabonds (e.g.

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Green Welfare States in Developing Countries

April 17, 2020 | WID.world

The Quest for Green Welfare States in Developing Countries In this paper, Tancrède Voituriez provides a typology of green welfare states or “ecostates” in developing

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Wealth distribution in South Africa

April 16, 2020 | WID.world

How unequal is the wealth distribution in South Africa? In this paper, Aroop Chatterjee, Léo Czajka and Amory Gethin estimate the distribution of personal wealth

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Wealth inequality dynamics

March 31, 2020 | WID.world

How to measure wealth inequality dynamics? In this paper, Bertrand Garbinti, Jonathan Goupille-Lebret and Thomas Piketty present a new method to estimate wealth inequality. They

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How have inequalities in educational spending in the US evolved over the past five decades?

March 6, 2020 | WID.world

Are educational spending in the US more or less equally distributed than in the past ? This working paper by Cécile Bonneau aims to describe

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