Watch Video From Income Inequality Book Launch, Moderated by Branko Milanovic
Watch the video of the panel and discussion from the November 4th book launch. The discussion and Q&A ran about one and a half hours.
Editors Janet Gornick and Markus Jäntti present Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries with contributing authors.
Moderated by Branko Milanovic, expert on global income inequality.
Publication of New LIS Book, Edited by Janet C. Gornick and Markus Jäntti
Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries Edited by Janet C. Gornick and Markus Jäntti Stanford University Press This state-of-the-art volume presents comparative, empirical research on a topic that has long preoccupied scholars, politicians, and everyday citizens: economic inequality. While income and wealth inequality across all populations is the primary focus, [...]
Conversation on inequality with LIS Director Janet Gornick and World Bank economist Branko Milanovic, moderated by CUNY Interim Chancellor William Kelly
LIS Director Janet Gornick and World Bank economist Brank Milanovic participated in a discussion on income inequality with William Kelly, the Interim Chancellor of CUNY. The event took place at the Roosevelt Center at Hunter College (CUNY).
Finland 2007, 2010 Added to LIS Database
Two new datasets from the Finland, FI07 (Wave VII) and FI10 (Wave VIII), have been added to the LIS Database. The datasets are from the Survey on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) and are provided by Statistics Finland. In addition, FI95 (Wave IV), FI00 (Wave V), and FI04 (Wave VI) have been revised for consistency.
Netherlands 2007, 2010 Added to LIS Database
Two new datasets from the Netherlands, NL07 (Wave VII) and NL10 (Wave VIII), have been added to the LIS Database. The datasets are from the Survey on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) and are provided by Statistics Netherlands. In addition, NL04 (Wave VI) has been revised for consistency.
The LIS Center in New York welcomes Hicham Ait Mansour.
LIS is pleased to welcome the arrival of Hicham Ait Mansour, a Fulbright Scholar. Hicham is a Sociology PhD Candidate at Mohamed V University in Rabat, Morocco. During his time with LIS, Hicham will be working on his PhD dissertation on child poverty in Morocco; his study uses a multidimensional approach. In partnership with the [...]
Swedish Series Revised
The entire Swedish series has been revised to make occupational classification variables more consistent over time. In addition, a few minor revisions were made to some demographic variables.
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