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New paper on rising inequality and the changing structure of political conflict (WID.world Working Paper 2018/7)

March 31, 2018 | WID.world

In this new paper (“Brahmin Left vs Merchant Right: Rising Inequality and the Changing Structure of the Political Conflict (Evidence from France, Britain and the

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WID.world and World Inequality Lab Newsletter – March 2018

March 23, 2018 | WID.world

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WID.world becomes the World Inequality Database

March 13, 2018 | WID.world

In March 2018, the name of WID.world was changed from the World Wealth and Income Database to the World Inequality Database. This was motivated by

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New paper on the evolution of top income inequality in the Czech Lands, 1898-2015 (WID.world Working Paper 2018/6)

March 12, 2018 | WID.world

This new paper by Filip Novokmet presents new finding on the long-run dynamics of income inequality in Czech lands, from the end of the 19th

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Gini coefficients available

February 28, 2018 | WID.world

WID.world now provides Gini coefficients on WID.world for more than 2000 inequality series (click here). The Gini, which provides a synthetic measure of inequality, ranges from 0

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New Paper on the long-run accumulation of wealth in Spain, 1900-2014 (WID.world Working Paper 2018/5)

February 11, 2018 | WID.world

This new paper by Miguel Artola Blanco, Luis E. Bauluz and Clara Martínez-Toledano presents new finding on the long-run accumulation of wealth in Spain (1900-2014)

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New paper on extreme income inequality in Brazil, India, the Middle-East and South Africa (WID.world Working Paper 2018/4)

January 22, 2018 | WID.world

This new paper by Lydia Assouad, Lucas Chancel and Marc Morgan presents new findings about inequality dynamics in

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New paper on Generalized Pareto Curves (WID.world Working Paper 2018/3)

January 22, 2018 | WID.world

The new paper, “Applying Generalized Pareto Curves to Inequality Analysis”, by Thomas Blanchet, Bertrand Garbinti, Jonathan Goupille-Lebret and Clara Martínez-Toledano, presents recent

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New paper on the transition from communism to capitalism in China and Russia (WID.world Working Paper 2018/2)

January 22, 2018 | WID.world

The new paper, “From Communism to Capitalism: Private Versus Public Property and Inequality in China and Russia”, by Filip Novokmet, Thomas Piketty, Li Yang and

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