Fiscal income share series for the US States updated to 2014

July 2, 2017 |

The series of top fiscal income shares for the US States have been extended to 2013 and 2014 by Mark Frank, Estelle Sommeiller and Mark Price. The


New: Get inequality data from Stata SSC package

June 16, 2017 | introduced a new tool to download data from the World Wealth and Income Database into the statistical analysis software Stata. With this new Stata command,


May 2017 Newsletter

May 23, 2017 | & The World Inequality Lab Newsletter  The World Wealth and Income Database ( aims to provide open and convenient access to the most extensive


New top income share series for Australia

May 16, 2017 |

Australian top fiscal income share series have just been updated to 2014 by Roger Wilkins. Top 10% income share reaches its highest level since 1950 (Click


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


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