New paper on private property and inequality in China

April 19, 2017 |

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


New paper on income inequality dynamics in France

April 14, 2017 |

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


First Conference. Call for Papers

April 5, 2017 |

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


New paper and series on wealth inequality dynamics in France

February 14, 2017 |

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


New paper and series on wealth concentration in the UK

January 23, 2017 |

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


Launching of : The source for global inequality data

January 9, 2017 |

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


Tony’s passing, mourning

January 3, 2017 |

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


Welcome to the new website!

December 20, 2016 |

The new website for is now accessible online !


New income series for the US

December 10, 2016 |

New series on income distribution in the United States have just been released. Highlights: Bottom 50% income share has declined from about 20% to 11%


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