Top Wealth in America: A Reexamination
Recent estimates of US top wealth shares obtained by capitalizing income tax returns (Saez and Zucman, 2020; Smith, Zidar and Zwick, 2022) are closeLire
Distributional National Accounts for Australia, 1991-2018
We produce estimates of the full distribution of all national income in Australia for the period 1991 to 2018, by combining household survey withLire
Distributional National Accounts of Taiwan, 1991-2017
We construct the pre-tax Distributional National Accounts (DINA) of Taiwan from 1981 to 2017 using survey data. Our DINA individual income series demonstrates aLire
This paper constructs high-frequency and timely income distributions for the United States. We develop a methodology to combine the information contained in high-frequency publicLire
More Unequal or Not as Rich? Revisiting the Latin American Exception
Latin America is often portrayed as a global exception to the rising or consolidating income inequality trends of the early twenty-first century. However, theLire
Measuring the Carbon Content of Wealth Evidence from France and Germany
This paper estimates the distribution of annual wealth-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in France and Germany, using a novel method to combine newly released airLire
What’s new about inequality in North America?
WID.world released its 2022 annual inequality data update for North America. Inequality in the United States remains at a dramatic level, one of the highestLire
What’s new about inequality in Europe?
WID.world released its 2022 annual inequality data update for Western and Eastern Europe. Our inequality data for Europe covers all countries of the continent sinceLire
What’s new about inequality in the Middle East?
WID.world released its 2022 annual inequality data update for the Middle East. The last decade was one of the most turbulent decades for the MiddleLire