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Presentation
Conference session at the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association conference

The changing nature of work and inequality project at UNU-WIDER will present recent research in a session at the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA-LAMES) Annual Meeting Bogotá 2021 . About the session: The Changing...

21 October 2021
Online, Finland
Past event
Book Chapter
Social mobility in developing countries: Directions for research practice, knowledge gaps and policy support

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Social mobility Inequality; Income inequality
Technical Note
Full-year adjustment for modelling COVID-19 policies in SOUTHMOD tax-benefit microsimulation models

This technical note presents a modelling approach used in Lastunen et al. (2021) where tax and benefit policies are scaled to reflect their actual duration during a single calendar year...

COVID-19 Tax-benefit microsimulation Poverty
Working Paper
Trends in inequality within countries using a novel dataset

We revisit trends in within-country income inequality using a newly integrated dataset that covers at least 70 per cent of the global population since 1980...

Income inequality Database WIID
Working Paper
Re-examining the Brazilian South–Northeast labour income gap: A decomposition approach

The purpose of this article is to provide new evidence about the sources of regional income inequalities in Brazil along the wage distribution, taking into account the regional differentials in purchasing power...

Brazil Income inequality Decomposition
News
New updates to the World Income Inequality Database (WIID)

The UNU-WIDER World Income Inequality Database ― widely known by its acronym, WIID ― provides the most comprehensive set of income inequality statistics available. It presents detailed information on income inequality for developed, developing, and...

WIID Inequality Income inequality
Database
World Income Inequality Database - WIID

The World Income Inequality Database (WIID) presents information on income inequality for developed, developing, and transition countries. It provides the most comprehensive set of income inequality statistics available and can be downloaded for...

Income inequality WIID
Technical Note
WIID Companion (May 2021): global income distribution

This document is part of a series of technical notes describing the compilation of a new companion database that complements the World Income Inequality Database (WIID)...

Income distribution Inequality WIID
Technical Note
WIID companion (May 2021): integrated and standardized series

This document is part of a series of technical notes describing the compilation of a new companion database that complements the World Income Inequality Database (WIID). A previous note described the selection of income distribution series...

Inequality WIID Database
Technical Note
WIID Companion (May 2021): data selection

This document is part of a series of technical notes describing the compilation of a new companion database that complements the World Income Inequality Database (WIID)...

Data Inequality WIID
Research Brief
Trends in global inequality – a comprehensive approach Inequality Income inequality Global inequality
Book Chapter
South Africa: The top-end, labour markets, fiscal redistribution and the persistence of very high inequality

From the book: Inequality in the Developing World

Earnings Personal income tax Survey data
Book Chapter
Brazil: What are the main drivers of income distribution changes in the new millennium?

From the book: Inequality in the Developing World

Income inequality Fiscal redistribution Top incomes
Book Chapter
Comparing global inequality of income and wealth

From the book: Inequality in the Developing World

World Income inequality Inequality
Working Paper
Trends in global inequality using a new integrated dataset

This paper presents preliminary evidence of the annual global income distribution since 1950 using a new integrated dataset that aggregates standardized country income distributions at the percentile level estimated from various sources in the World ...

Global inequality Income distribution WIID
Technical Note
WIID Companion (March 2021): gobal income distribution

This document is part of a series of technical notes describing the compilation of a new companion database that complements the UNU-WIDER World Income Inequality Database...

Income distribution Inequality WIID
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