Inequality across 700 years

January 31, 2024 |

Following the publication of Thomas Piketty’s book Capital in the Twenty-First Century in 2013, there has been a growing interest in economic inequality and its


The wealth of generations

January 24, 2024 |

Since the 1980s, rich countries have witnessed an increase in wealth-to-income ratios, wealth inequality, and a boom in asset prices. Yet, little is known about


Income Inequality in South Korea, 1933-2022

January 22, 2024 |

While South Korea was one of the poorest countries in the world in the 1960s, it sustained positive growth in the 1980s and 1990s until


New article published in JEEA on income inequality and taxation in Italy

January 16, 2024 |

The article “Reconstructing Income Inequality in Italy: New Evidence and Tax System Implications from Distributional National Accounts” by Demetrio Guzzardi, Elisa Palagi, Andrea Roventini, and


The Long Way to Gender Equality

January 15, 2024 |

What are the contexts and factors that enable or hinder gender pay equalization?  What pathways have led to greater gender pay equality and where is


New article published in JEEA on wealth inequality in Italy

January 12, 2024 |

The article “The concentration of personal wealth in Italy 1995–2016” by Paolo Acciari, Facundo Alvaredo, and Salvatore Morelli, has been published in the Journal of


Inequality in lifetime earnings in France

January 8, 2024 |

How does inequality evolve over a lifetime? What are the differences in earnings between men and women over time? Cross-sectional measures of earnings inequality have


Poland in the 21st century – one of the most unequal countries in Europe

December 26, 2023 |

Poland has experienced the fastest growth in Europe during its transition from communism to a market economy, with real average national income per capita more


What’s new about wealth inequality in the world?

December 22, 2023 |

The 2023 update of the World Inequality Database includes wealth inequality data up to 2022. Key findings The top 10% own nearly ¾ of the


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