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Why Is Old-Age Poverty on the Rise in Lithuania? A First Look at the Annual LIS Data Series for 2009-2017
Jun 10, 2020 | News

Using the soon to be released annual LIS data series from Lithuania for 2009-2017, Gintare takes a closer look at the poverty trends among the elderly and identifies some of the factors behind these trends.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/why-is-old-age-poverty-on-the-rise-in-lithuania-a-first-look-at-the-annual-lis-data-series-for-2009-2017/

Still the Lands of Equality? On the Heterogeneity of Individual Factor Income Shares in the Nordics
Jun 03, 2020 | News

Following Ranaldi’s ICI index, Roberto Iacono and Elisa Palagi study how the heterogeneity in the factor income shares of individuals compares in the Nordic countries.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/still-the-lands-of-equality-on-the-heterogeneity-of-individual-factor-income-shares-in-the-nordics/

The Role of Inheritance on Wealth Inequality: A Machine Learning Approach
Jun 03, 2020 | News

Pedro Salas Rojo and Juan Gabriel Rodríguez use Machine Learning techniques to explore the role of any inheritances received in shaping wealth distribution in five OECD countries.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/the-role-of-inheritance-on-wealth-inequality-a-machine-learning-approach/

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/

2020 Spring Data Release
Mar 13, 2020 | Highlight

Thirteen new micro datasets are added to the Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) Database, and one new dataset to the Luxembourg Wealth Study (LWS) Database.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/2020-spring-data-release/

Czech Republic 2016 Added to the LIS Database
Mar 13, 2020 | Highlight

One new dataset from the Czech Republic, CZ16 (Wave X) has been added to the LIS Database. The dataset is from the 2017 wave of the Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC) carried out by the Czech Statistical Office. In addition, an error in variable status1 (status in employment, main job) has been corrected […]
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/czech-republic-2016-added-to-the-lis-database/

Canada 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 Added to LIS Database
Mar 13, 2020 | Highlight

Five new datasets from Canada, CA12 (Wave IX), CA14 (Wave IX), CA15 (Wave X), CA16 (Wave X), and CA17 (Wave X) have been added to the LIS Database. The datasets are based on the Canadian Income Survey (CIS) carried out by Statistics Canada. In addition, variables hc41 (actual rent), hc4 (actual rent and utilities), hxmort […]
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/canada-2012-2014-2015-2016-and-2017-added-to-lis-database/