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 […]

Italy – Revision of the Italian Series in the LIS and LWS Databases
Sep 14, 2017 | Highlight

Spurred by the recent provision of a new consistent series of weights by the data provider, the Italian series from 1995 onwards (IT95, IT98, IT00, IT04, IT08, IT10 and IT14 for LIS, and IT10 and IT14 for LWS, all based on data from the Survey of Household Income and Wealth, SHIW carried out by the […]

Guatemala – Revision of Two Datasets in the LIS Database
Sep 14, 2017 | Highlight

As announced last June at the moment of the release of the newer datasets for Guatemala, LIS has carried out a revision of the previous dataset based on the same survey (the National Survey of Living Conditions, ENCOVI, carried out by National Institute for Statistics, INE), GT06 (Wave VII), where non-monetary incomes and consumption variables […]