New paper on the long-run evolution of political cleavages in India

March 14, 2019 |

This new paper by Abhijit Banerjee, Amory Gethin and Thomas Piketty combines surveys, election results and social spending data to document a long-run evolution of political


New paper on top income inequality in Belgium, 1990-2013

February 19, 2019 |

This new paper by André Decoster, Koen Dedobbeleer and Sebastiaan Maes documents the evolution of top income inequality in Belgium using tax tabulations and national accounts data. Their results


New paper on support for inheritance taxation

February 5, 2019 |

This new paper by Spencer Bastani and Daniel Waldenström studies how attitudes to inheritance taxation are influenced by information about the role of inherited wealth in society.


Publication of the Commitment to Equity Handbook

January 17, 2019 |

  This new book edited by Nora Lustig is a how-to guide for assessing the impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty. It can


New paper on simplified distributional national accounts ( Working Paper 2019/01)

January 14, 2019 |

This new paper by Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman proposes a simplified methodology to estimate income inequality by combining surveys, tax data and

Read and World Inequality Lab Newsletter – November 2018

December 11, 2018 |


New paper and Stata command on correcting survey data using tax data ( Working Paper 2018/12)

December 5, 2018 |

This new paper by Thomas Blanchet, Ignacio Flores and Marc Morgan introduces a new method to adjust household surveys using tax data.


New paper on the evolution of income inequality in Thailand ( Working Paper 2018/15)

November 29, 2018 |

This new paper by Thanasak Jenmana sheds new light on the dynamics of income inequality in Thailand between 2001 and 2016. Data series related to


New paper on the evolution of wealth inequality in India ( working paper 2018/14)

November 15, 2018 |

This new paper by Nitin Kumar Bharti presents new findings on the evolution of wealth inequality in India between 1961 and 2012, and on its


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