LIS commissioned for UN Women flagship reports
Dec 13, 2017 | News

LIS provides a background paper to UN Women’s Research & Data Section to feed into Progress of the World’s Women Report 2018, and Gender Equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development 2018.

Inequality Expert Miles Corak Joins the Stone Center
Dec 13, 2017 | News

Miles Corak, professor of economics, appointed to the faculty of the Graduate Center of CUNY, effective January 2018.

New Wealth Research Project Launched
Dec 13, 2017 | News

The Graduate Center Wealth Project, a research initiative based in the Stone Center, was officially launched this autumn.

Visiting scholars at LIS
Dec 12, 2017 | Ignore on home

LIS welcomed, through the InGRID-2 project, Ana Suárez Álvarez PhD student at the University of Oviedo.

The October 2017 IMF Fiscal Monitor has been published
Nov 29, 2017 | News

Publication of IMF Fiscal Monitor, focusing on inequality issues, makes use of the LIS Database for its analyses

Fall Data Release
Sep 14, 2017 | News and Events

Three New datasets from Canada, Lithuania and Switzerland and Six Datasets from Austria and Italy have been added to respectively the LIS and the LWS Database

Canada – New Dataset from a New Survey Added to the LIS Database
Sep 14, 2017 | Highlight

One new dataset from Canada, CA13 (Wave IX) has been added to the LIS Database. The dataset is based on the second wave (2013) of the new Canadian Income Survey (CIS) carried out by Statistics Canada. In addition to releasing this Wave IX dataset, the previous LIS datasets based on the predecessor of the CIS […]

Lithuania – New Country in LIS
Sep 14, 2017 | Highlight

LIS is delighted to announce that it has acquired income microdata from Lithuania. As of today, two new datasets, LT10 (Wave VIII) and LT13 (Wave IX) have been added to the LIS Database. The datasets are based respectively on the 2011 and 2014 waves of the Lithuanian Survey of Income and Living Conditions (SILC) carried […]

Austria – New Country in LWS
Sep 14, 2017 | Highlight

We are delighted to announce that we have acquired wealth microdata from Austria. As of today, two new datasets AT11 (Wave VIII) and AT14 (Wave IX) have been added to the LWS Database. The datasets are based respectively on the first and second waves of the Austrian Household and Finance Consumption Survey (HFCS) carried out […]

Italy – Older Data Points Added to the LWS Database
Sep 14, 2017 | Highlight

With a view to create longer time-series in the LWS Database, four old data points have been added to the Italian series: IT95 (Wave IV), IT00 (Wave V), IT04 (Wave VI) and IT08 (Wave VII). The datasets are based on the corresponding waves of the Survey of Household Income and Wealth (SHIW), carried out by […]