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New WIID Companion to improve the study of inequality

There is a growing need to understand income inequality trends and how they interplay with other social, economic, and political outcomes, both at the country level and worldwide...

Inequality Equality Economic 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
News
New release of the World Income Inequality Database — new WIID version includes companion datasets to improve study of global inequality

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...

Equality and inequality WIID
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
Technical Note
WIID Companion (March 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...

Inequality WIID Database
Technical Note
WIID Companion (March 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
Working Paper
Changes in inequality within countries after 1990

In this paper, we use the World Income Inequality Database to assess the main trends in inequality within countries since around 1990...

Inequality Income WIID
News
New update of the World Income Inequality Database Equality and inequality WIID
News
UNU-WIDER releases new version of the World Income Inequality Database Equality and inequality WIID
Database
World Income Inequality Database - WIID

This is no longer the latest version of the WIID. For the most recent version visit this page . With this WIID version, observations reach the year 2018 and coverage is extended to 200 countries (including historical entities), with over 11,000 data...

Income inequality WIID
Blog
In the Director's chair: Reflections on my first six months as Director

My first six months as Director of UNU-WIDER have been busy, enlightening, and rewarding...

SDGs SDG5 SDG8
Blog
Inequality: Driving forces and policy solutions

The many faces of inequality Measuring inequality isn’t as simple as it may seem. We know that since the 1970s global inequality has been falling in relative terms, but absolute inequality has been increasing over the same period...

Global inequality WIID Income inequality
Panel discussion
Open dialogue on inequality in the 21st century
29 March 2019
Ex-Press Bar, Third Floor of the General Assembly, United Nations Headquarters, 1st Avenue at 46th Street, New York, United States
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Project
World Income Inequality Database (WIID)

Theme: Transforming societies

Inequality Equality Income inequality
Working Paper
Economic inequality and subjective well-being across the world

We here use repeated cross-section data from the Afrobarometer, Asianbarometer Latinobarometer, and Eurobarometer to analyse the variables that are correlated with both current and future evaluations of standards of living...

Barometers Gini coefficient Inequality
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