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Missing wealth distribution, wealth inequality and anti-inequality policies
Dec 15, 2023 | News

In this article, the authors present a methodology to correct for under-reporting of financial assets in surveys.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/missing-wealth-distribution-wealth-inequality-and-anti-inequality-policies/

Conference: Income and Wealth Inequality: Drivers and Consequences
Dec 15, 2023 | News

On September 27-29, 2023, LIS and the Faculty of Management and Economics at the Gdańsk University of Technology held the conference "Income and Wealth Inequality: Drivers and Consequences"
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/conference-income-and-wealth-inequality-drivers-and-consequences/

2023 Winter Data Splash
Dec 08, 2023 | Highlight

LIS is happy to announce the addition of twenty-nine datasets to the LIS Database and six datasets to the LWS Database.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/2023-winter-data-splash/

Upcoming Seminar on ‘In Search of a Paradox of Redistribution: An Analysis of Fiscal Redistribution in High-income Countries’
Oct 27, 2023 | News

LIS and LISER invite you for a hybrid session of the (LIS)^2ER Friday seminar
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/upcoming-seminar-on-in-search-of-a-paradox-of-redistribution-an-analysis-of-fiscal-redistribution-in-high-income-countries/

Wealth Inequalities and Homeownership – Two Perspectives
Sep 15, 2023 | News

This article by Sebastian Will is emphasizing the huge role that homeownership plays in shaping wealth inequalities.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/wealth-inequalities-and-homeownership-two-perspectives/

Impact of the 2018 fiscal reform on wage income in Romania
Sep 15, 2023 | News

The recent fiscal reforms in Romania led to a significant increase in gross wages.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/impact-of-the-2018-fiscal-reform-on-wage-income-in-romania/

2019 Labour Income Tax Reform in Lithuania
Sep 15, 2023 | News

The recent fiscal reforms in Lithuania led to a significant increase in gross wages.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/2019-labour-income-tax-reform-in-lithuania/

The ‘lissyrtools’ R package V0.1: Functions for computing inequality estimates in the LISSY environment
Sep 15, 2023 | News

Josep Espasa Reig describes lissyrtools, a newly released R package developed at LIS.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/the-lissyrtools-r-package-v0-1-functions-for-computing-inequality-estimates-in-the-lissy-environment/

2023 Autumn Data Splash
Sep 13, 2023 | Highlight

LIS is happy to announce the addition of twenty-seven datasets to the LIS Database and one dataset to the LWS Database.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/2023-autumn-data-splash/

The US21 dataset has been corrected
Jun 21, 2023 | Highlight

The US21 dataset, that was added to the LIS Database on the 14th of June, has been corrected, as the Economic Impact Payment (or Coronavirus stimulus payment) has been added. This has a major impact on poverty and inequality indicators. We strongly advise those who have carried out analyses on the US21 data to rerun […]
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/the-us21-dataset-has-been-corrected/