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LISSY Upgrade – New Graphing Functionality!
May 31, 2020 | News

Launch of a new version of LISSY which includes a fully web-based interface and graphing functionalities.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/lissy-upgrade/

Khan Academy includes LIS Data in their tutorials (in partnership with the New York Times)
Apr 22, 2020 | News

LIS data included in Khan Academy tutorial!
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/khan-academy-includes-lis-data-in-their-tutorials-in-partnership-with-the-new-york-times/

Ninth call for the InGRID-2 Visiting Grants is Now Open!
Apr 17, 2020 | News

Ninth call for the InGRID-2 Visiting Grants is Now Open. Deadline for application is May 1, 2020.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/ninth-call-for-the-ingrid-2-visiting-grants-is-now-open/

The 2020 LIS Summer Workshop is cancelled!
Apr 02, 2020 | Events

Due to the current outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the 2020 LIS Summer Workshop has been cancelled.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/the-2020-lis-summer-workshop-is-cancelled/

Why is inequality in South Africa higher than in Germany?
Mar 10, 2020 | News

Carlos Gradín showcases common inequality measures (Gini & Mean Log Deviation) decomposed by different social strata.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/why-is-inequality-in-south-africa-higher-than-in-germany/

Income Composition Inequality: A Novel Approach to Distributional Analysis
Feb 26, 2020 | News

In this article, Marco Ranaldi discusses a novel approach to distributional analysis.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/income-composition-inequality-a-novel-approach-to-distributional-analysis/

Estimates of Wealth Inequality and Right Tail Coverage: An Illustration of Oversampling in the Survey of Consumer Finances
Feb 25, 2020 | News

In this article, Arthur B. Kennickell develops illustrative examples applied to the Survey of Consumer Finances to highlight some of the problems in making comparisons of wealth inequality measures when there are specific defects in the measurement of the upper tail of the distribution.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/estimates-of-wealth-inequality-and-right-tail-coverage-an-illustration-of-oversampling-in-the-survey-of-consumer-finances/

(LIS)2ER stream at ESPAnet 2020, Leuven
Feb 05, 2020 | Events

Daniele Checchi, Petra Sauer, and Philippe Van Kerm host a stream on “Methodologies for comparative social policy analysis” at ESPAnet 2020 in Leuven.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/lis2er-stream-at-espanet-2020-leuven/

Interviews from the first ERF-LIS Conference on “Inequality Trends Around the Mediterranean”
Dec 23, 2019 | News

Video interviews from the first ERF-LIS Conference on "Inequality Trends Around the Mediterranean"
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/interviews-from-the-first-erf-lis-conference-on-inequality-trends-around-the-mediterranean/

2019 Winter Data Release
Dec 13, 2019 | News

Eight datasets are added to the LIS Database from Chile, Denmark, Germany, Mexico, Peru, Slovenia. Two new countries have been added to the LWS Database, Japan, and Luxembourg, so as one data point from Germany.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/2019-winter-data-release/