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Contribution to Routledge’s handbook on the Middle East Economy

June 30, 2021 | WID.world

Facundo Alvaredo, Lydia Assouad and Thomas Piketty contributed to the Routledge Handbook on the Middle East Economy”, to be published on July 9th 2021. The

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Changing Political Cleavages in 21 Western Democracies

May 11, 2021 | WID.world

Brahmin Left versus Merchant Right: Changing Political Cleavages in 21 Western Democracies, 1948-2020   In this paper, Amory Gethin, Clara Martínez-Toledano and Thomas Piketty provide new evidence

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Developing countries in times of COVID: Comparing inequality impacts and policy responses

May 4, 2021 | WID.world

Developing countries in times of COVID: Comparing inequality impacts and policy responses   In this brief, Tancrède Voituriez and Lucas Chancel explore the socioeconomic inequality

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Second World Inequality Conference – Call for papers

May 3, 2021 | WID.world

The World Inequality Lab is organizing the second World Inequality Conference (previously WID.world Conference), which will be hosted by the Paris School of Economics on

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The concentration of personal wealth in Italy

April 19, 2021 | WID.world

The concentration of personal wealth in Italy 1995-2016 Italy is one the countries with the highest wealth-to-income ratio in the developed world. Yet, despite the

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China’s pension system

April 12, 2021 | WID.world

  Towards equity and sustainability? China’s pension system reform moves center stage   In this paper, Li Yang reviews the latest development of China’s public

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Gabriel Zucman hearing before the US Senate Budget committee

April 8, 2021 | WID.world

On March 25th 2021, Gabriel Zucman, Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Berkeley and co-director of the World Inequality Lab, testified before the

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The book “Political cleavages and social inequalities” is out in French

April 1, 2021 | WID.world

Summary of “Political cleavages and social inequalities”     Who votes for whom and why? Why has growing inequality in many parts of the world

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Political cleavages in Algeria, Iraq, and Turkey

March 26, 2021 | WID.world

Political Cleavages and Social Inequalities in Algeria, Iraq, and Turkey, 1990-2019 In this paper,  Lydia Assouad, Amory Gethin, Thomas Piketty and Juliet-Nil Uraz draw on

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