New paper on global inequality dynamics ( Working Paper 2017/20)

January 22, 2018 |

This new paper by Facundo Alvaredo, Lucas Chancel, Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman reports new estimates of global income inequality presented in the 2018


World Inequality Report 2018 Methodological Documents available

January 22, 2018 |

Five technical notes describing the methodology used for the 2018 World Inequality Report are now available on “Technical Notes for Figures and Tables“, by Lucas


Release of the World Inequality Report 2018

December 14, 2017 |

The World Inequality Report 2018, coordinated by Facundo Alvaredo, Lucas Chancel, Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman was released and presented today at the


New paper on the evolution of top income inequality in Germany ( Working Paper 2017/18)

December 10, 2017 |

This new paper by  Charlotte Bartels presents new findings on the long-run dynamics of income inequality in Germany between 1871 and 2013. Top income earners


New paper on wealth inequality in Spain ( Working Paper 2017/19)

December 5, 2017 |

This new paper by Clara Martínez-Toledano combines tax records, national accounts and wealth surveys to estimate detailed series on the evolution of wealth inequality in


New paper on wealth inequality in Spain

December 5, 2017 |

In “Wealth in Spain, 1900-2014: A country of Two Lands”, Miguel Artola Blanco, Luis E. Bauluz and Clara Martínez-Toledano present new findings on the long-run


First Conference: Program available

December 1, 2017 |

The program of the First Conference, which will be hosted by the Paris School of Economics on December 14th and 15th, 2017, is ready.


New Paper on inequality in Poland 1983-2015

November 29, 2017 |

The new paper by Pawel Bukowski and Filip Novokmet “Inequality in Poland: Estimating the Whole Distribution by g-percentile 1983-2015” combines national accounts, survey and tax data in


October 2017 Newsletter

October 12, 2017 | & The World Inequality Lab Newsletter  Welcome to the third and World Inequality Lab newsletter, which covers our main developments over the last


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