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The latest additions to our LIS and LWS databases can now also be explored in DART!
Oct 13, 2020 | News

New updates to LIS Data Access Research Tool (DART)!
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/the-latest-additions-to-our-lis-and-lws-databases-can-now-also-be-explored-in-dart/

New addition to the LIS Online Tutorial Series
Oct 06, 2020 | News

Four new video tutorials, presented by professor Louis Chauvel (University of Luxembourg), are added to the LIS Online Tutorial Series
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/new-addition-to-the-lis-online-tutorial-series-2/

Tenth call for the InGRID-2 Visiting Grants is Now Open!
Sep 24, 2020 | News

Tenth call for the InGRID-2 Visiting Grants is Now Open. Deadline for application is November 29, 2020.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/tenth-call-for-the-ingrid-2-visiting-grants-is-now-open/

Top and Bottom Coding at LIS
Sep 10, 2020 | News

LIS is in the process of adopting a new practice of setting extreme income values for a bottom and top code for its Key Figures and DART.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/top-and-bottom-coding-at-lis/

Gender: The Hidden Dimension in the Measurement of Economic Inequality
Sep 08, 2020 | News

The dimension of gender has largely remained hidden in the current debate about, and analysis of, economic inequality. Petra Sauer, Miriam Rehm, and Katharina Mader are taking stock of the discussion and provide some ways forward.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/gender-the-hidden-dimension-in-the-measurement-of-economic-inequality/

New addition to the LIS Online Tutorial Series
Sep 02, 2020 | News

Three new video tutorials, presented by professor Philippe Van Kerm (University of Luxembourg and LISER), are added to the LIS Online Tutorial Series
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/new-addition-to-the-lis-online-tutorial-series/

Housing and household leverage under the microscope
Aug 25, 2020 | News

Informed by new evidence and stylised facts about the distribution of housing-related debt across various socio-economic groups, the article discusses potential policy trade-offs between risks and opportunities associated with the regulation of mortgage markets.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/housing-and-household-leverage-under-the-microscope/

Some changes in the LIS PPPs: A brief look at the methodology and income rankings for selected regions in the LIS database
Aug 20, 2020 | News

In May 2020, World Development Indicators released PPP rates that convert local currency units into 2017 US PPP dollars. In this article, we raise the following question: How are the LIS figures affected by the choice of the PPP benchmark year?
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/some-changes-in-the-lis-ppps-a-brief-look-at-the-methodology-and-income-rankings-for-selected-regions-in-the-lis-database/

LIS: A Resource for Inequality Research
Aug 18, 2020 | News

Janet Gornick, in this presentation, presents an overview of resources available through LIS.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/lis-a-resource-for-inequality-research/

Upcoming Webinar – Hands-on data analysis in Stata with the Luxembourg Wealth Study (LWS)
Aug 17, 2020 | Events

Upcoming Webinar - Hands-on data analysis in Stata with Luxembourg Wealth Study (LWS) on Thursday, August 20th, 2020 [Luxembourg Local Time: 15:00-16:15]
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/upcoming-webinar-hands-on-data-analysis-in-stata-with-the-luxembourg-wealth-study-lws/