What’s new about inequality in Russia and Central Asia?
WID.world released its 2022 annual inequality data update for Russia and Central Asia. Russia exhibits one of the highest wealth inequality levels in the world.Lire
What’s new about inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa?
WID.world released its 2022 annual inequality data update for Sub-Saharan Africa. Three key results are worth highlighting: first, despite some decrease, income inequality as measuredLire
What’s new about global inequality?
WID.world released its annual inequality update. Our global network of researchers mobilized the most recent wealth and income inequality data, obtained from tax authorities, statisticalLire
What’s new about inequality in East Asia?
WID.world released its 2022 annual inequality data update for East Asia. Overall, we observe an alarming increase in both wealth and income inequalities in MainlandLire
Worker Power, Rent-Seeking and Income Inequality in Canada: A Sector-Level Analysis
This paper develops novel estimates of income inequality at the sector-level in Canada and examines links between sector-level income inequality and different conceptions of power.Lire
Income and Wealth Inequality in Hong Kong, 1981-2020: The Rise of Pluto-Communism?
In this paper, Thomas Piketty and Li Yang combine national accounts, household surveys, fiscal data, wealth rankings and election polls, in order to provide aLire
Wealth Distribution in Germany
Wealth and its Distribution in Germany, 1895-2018 In this paper, Thilo N. H. Albers, Charlotte Bartels and Moritz Schularick present the first comprehensiveLire
South Africa’s Post-Apartheid Income Distribution
South Africa’s distributive regime is striking to all who observe it. In this paper, Adam Aboobaker situates developments in post-apartheid income distribution within key macroeconomicLire
The Inequality (or the Growth) We Measure. Data Gaps and the Distribution of Incomes
There is a large gap between income estimates used in inequality studies and macroeconomic statistics. This makes it hard to assess how economic growthLire