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May 2017 Newsletter

May 23, 2017 | WID.world

WID.world & The World Inequality Lab Newsletter  The World Wealth and Income Database (WID.world) aims to provide open and convenient access to the most extensive

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New top income share series for Australia

May 16, 2017 | WID.world

Australian top fiscal income share series have just been updated to 2014 by Roger Wilkins. Top 10% income share reaches its highest level since 1950 (Click

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New paper on private property and inequality in China

April 19, 2017 | WID.world

This new paper by T. Piketty, L. Yang and G. Zucman, “Capital Accumulation, Private Property and Rising Inequality in China”, WID.world Working Paper 2017/06 combines

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New paper on income inequality dynamics in France

April 14, 2017 | WID.world

This new paper by B. Garbinti, J. Goupille-Lebret and T. Piketty, “Income Inequality in France 1900-2014: Evidence from Distributional Accounts”, WID.world Working Paper 2017/04, combines

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First WID.world Conference. Call for Papers

April 5, 2017 | WID.world

We are organizing the First WID.world Conference, which will be hosted by the Paris School of Economics on December 14th and 15th, 2017. WID.world was

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New paper and series on wealth inequality dynamics in France

February 14, 2017 | WID.world

This new paper combines different sources and methods (income tax data, inheritance registers, national accounts, wealth surveys) in order to deliver consistent, unified wealth distribution

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New paper and series on wealth concentration in the UK

January 23, 2017 | WID.world

The new series cover a long period, from 1895 to the present. The UK went from being more unequal in terms of wealth than the

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Launching of WID.world : The source for global inequality data

January 9, 2017 | WID.world

Press release Launching of WID.world : The source for global inequality data Paris, January 9, 2017 – The World Wealth and Income Database (WID.world) launches today

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Tony’s passing, WID.world mourning

January 3, 2017 | WID.world

We are very sad to announce the passing on January 1st 2017 of Anthony B. Atkinson, co-founder and co-director of WID.world. Anthony B. Atkinson, Tony,

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