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Newsletter | July 2021
July 22, 2021 | WID.world

  📚 Book: “Political Cleavages and Social Inequalities” Who votes for whom and why? Why has growing inequality in many parts of the world not ... Continue reading

Global Income Inequality, 1820-2020
July 20, 2021 | WID.world

Global Income Inequality, 1820-2020: The Persistence and Mutation of Extreme Inequality   In this paper, Lucas Chancel and Thomas Piketty mobilize newly available historical series from ... Continue reading

Income and Wealth Inequality in Hong Kong
July 15, 2021 | WID.world

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, ... Continue reading

Top Income Adjustments and Inequality
July 13, 2021 | WID.world

Top Income Adjustments and Inequality:  An Investigation of the EU-SILC   In this paper, Rafael Carranza, Marc Morgan and Brian Nolan use the top income ... Continue reading

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 ... Continue reading

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 ... Continue reading

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 ... Continue reading

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 ... Continue reading

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 ... Continue reading