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Announcement – LIS New Director Appointed!
Mar 16, 2021 | News

LIS welcomes Professor Peter Lanjouw as the new LIS Director!
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/announcement-lis-new-director-appointed/

Inequality Reduction in four Advanced Countries from 2000 to the late 2010s
Mar 16, 2021 | News

In this article, Munzi and Neugschwender take a closer look at changes in the income distribution from 2000 to the late 2010s in Canada, Germany, the UK, and the US.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/inequality-reduction-in-four-advanced-countries-from-2000-to-the-late-2010s/

Financial Information and Investment Decisions: Some Stylized Facts from the United States using the Luxembourg Wealth Study Database
Mar 16, 2021 | News

This brief writing aims to examine the sources of information utilized by households for investing decisions.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/financial-information-and-investment-decisions-some-stylized-facts-from-the-united-states-using-the-luxembourg-wealth-study-database/

Release of a New Book; Inequality in the developing world, edited by Gradín, Leibbrandt, and Tarp
Mar 16, 2021 | News

LIS is delighted to announce the publication of the book "Inequality in the Developing World" by Oxford University Press.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/release-of-a-new-book-inequality-in-the-developing-world-edited-by-gradin-leibbrandt-and-tarp/

Video recordings for the first (LIS)2ER workshop: “The Distributional Effects of Higher-Education Expansion” are now available!
Feb 24, 2021 | News

Video recordings for the first (LIS)2ER workshop "The Distributional Effects of Higher-Education Expansion” are now available!
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/video-recordings-for-the-first-lis2er-workshop-the-distributional-effects-of-higher-education-expansion-are-now-available/

Globalization and Economic Redistribution in Central and Eastern Europe Thirty Years after the Transition
Dec 14, 2020 | News

In this article, the author discusses how is globalization shaping economic redistribution in Central and Eastern Europe thirty years after the start of the post-communist transition.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/globalization-and-economic-redistribution-in-central-and-eastern-europe-thirty-years-after-the-transition/

(LIS)2ER workshop: “The Distributional Effects of Higher-Education Expansion”
Dec 07, 2020 | News

This article summarizes the different papers presented during the virtual workshop on “The Distributional Effects of Higher Education Expansion”.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/lis2er-workshop-the-distributional-effects-of-higher-education-expansion/

Taxation of Families and ‘Families of Taxation’? Inequality Modification Between Family Types Across Welfare States
Nov 15, 2020 | News

By using Theil indices, Manuel Schechtl examines income inequality between the six most prevalent family types before and after income taxation across welfare states.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/taxation-of-families-and-families-of-taxation-inequality-modification-between-family-types-across-welfare-states/

De-routinization of Jobs and Polarization of Earnings – Evidence from 35 Countries
Nov 15, 2020 | News

In this article, the authors contribute novel evidence for two highly debated questions in the literature, i.e. whether job polarization is a local or global phenomenon and whether it entails distributional effects.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/de-routinization-of-jobs-and-polarization-of-earnings-evidence-from-35-countries/

LIS Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg and LISER convene a workshop on “The Distributional Effects of Higher Education Expansion”
Oct 28, 2020 | News

Upcoming virtual workshop on "The Distributional Effects of Higher Education Expansion" will take place on the 12th and 13th of November.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/lis-cross-national-data-center-in-luxembourg-and-liser-convene-a-workshop-on-the-distributional-effects-of-higher-education-expansion/