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Belgium 2004, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 Added to LIS Database
Mar 13, 2020 | Highlight

Five new datasets from Belgium, BE04 (Wave VI), BE07 (Wave VII), BE10 (Wave VIII), BE13 (Wave IX) and BE16 (Wave X) have been added to the LIS Database. The datasets are based on the 2005, 2008, 2011, 2014, and 2015 waves of the Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC) carried out by the Belgian […]
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/belgium-2004-2007-2010-2013-and-2016-added-to-lis-database/

Italy 2016 added to the LWS Database
Mar 13, 2020 | Highlight

One new dataset from Italy, IT16 (Wave X) has been added to the LWS Database. The dataset is derived from the 2016 wave of the Survey of Household Income and Wealth (SHIW), carried out by the Bank of Italy. Note that the SHIW data are used for the creation of the Household Finance and Consumption […]
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/italy-2016-added-to-the-lws-database/

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/

Italy 2016 Added to the LIS Database
Mar 09, 2020 | Highlight

One new dataset from Italy, IT16 (Wave X) has been added to the LIS Database. The dataset is derived from the 2016 wave of the Survey of Household Income and Wealth (SHIW), carried out by the Bank of Italy. In addition, the provision of more detailed variables for taxes and social contributions (as simulated by […]
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/italy-2016-added-to-the-lis-database/

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/

Lecture Series-Inequality and the SDGs
Feb 12, 2020 | Events

Upcoming lecture on Inequality and the SDGs by Dr. Lidia Ceriani (Georgetown University) on Tuesday, 11 March 2020, 13h00 at the European Investment Bank.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/lecture-series-inequality-and-the-sdgs/

(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/

Application for the LIS Summer Workshop 2020 is now open!
Jan 31, 2020 | Events

Application for the 2020 LIS Summer Workshop is now open!
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/application-for-the-lis-summer-workshop-2020-is-now-open/

The Comparative Welfare States Dataset, 2020 Added to LIS Complementary Databases
Jan 30, 2020 | Highlight

2020 version of Comparative Welfare States Data Set is now added
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/comparative-welfare-states-dataset-2020/