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Top income shares for New Zealand extended to 2016

May 24, 2019 | WID.world

The series of top shares of fiscal income for New Zealand have been extended to 2016. The series have also been revised from 2000 to 2014,

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New paper on top incomes shares in the Netherlands

May 24, 2019 | WID.world

The new WID.word Working paper 2019/2, “Top Incomes, Income and Wealth Inequality in the Netherlands: The first 100 Years 1914–2014 – what’s next?” by Wiemer

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Australian top income shares extended from 1912 to 1920

April 30, 2019 | WID.world

The series of top shares of fiscal income for Australia have been extended in the database to cover years from 1912 to 1920. This is

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Update of top income share series for Australia

April 25, 2019 | WID.world

Australian top fiscal income share series have just been updated to 2016 by Roger Wilkins. The top 1% income share reached 9% in 2016  (click

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Rising inequalities and political cleavages in Spain on the verge of new elections

April 23, 2019 | WID.world

In this new issue brief (available in English and Spanish), Amory Gethin, Clara Martínez-Toledano and Marc Morgan look back at the co-evolution of inequalities and

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New paper on wealth-income ratios in India, 1860-2012

April 10, 2019 | WID.world

This new paper by Rishabh Kumar studies the metamorphoses of aggregate Indian wealth over fifteen politically transformative decades. Based on a comprehensive new database, the

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New paper on the evolution of income inequality in Europe, 1980-2017

April 2, 2019 | WID.world

In this new paper and in the accompanying issue brief (available in English, German, French and Spanish), Thomas Blanchet, Lucas Chancel and Amory Gethin estimate the

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Tackling inequality in India: Is the 2019 election campaign up to the challenge?

March 25, 2019 | WID.world

In this new issue brief entitled “Tackling inequality in India: Is the 2019 election campaign up to the challenge?” [English version | Hindi version], Nitin

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Extreme inequality, democratisation and the emergence of class conflicts in Thailand

March 18, 2019 | WID.world

In this new issue brief, Thanasak Jenmana and Amory Gethin analyse the link between inequality, political instability and class cleavages in Thailand in the context

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