Professor Daniele Checchi to assume Directorship of Luxembourg LIS Office
Jan 11, 2016 | News

Dear LIS Community, As 2016 starts, I not only wish you a very happy New Year but also bring news of new developments in the organization of LIS. The LIS Executive Committee and Board have, at Janet’s instigation, been looking to the future in terms both of structure and personnel, and are very pleased that […]

New Country: Dominican Republic 2007 in-house!
Dec 24, 2015 | Highlight

We are delighted to announce that we have acquired, for the first time, microdata from the Dominican Republic. As of today, one dataset, DO07 (Wave VII), is available in the LIS Database. The dataset is from the 2006-2007 wave of the National Household Income and Expenditure Survey / Encuesta Nacional de Ingresos y Gastos de […]

LIS Database further grows with addition of Colombia 2013
Dec 24, 2015 | Highlight

We are thrilled to announce another addition to the LIS Database: one new dataset from Colombia, CO13 (Wave IX). The dataset is from the January 2014 wave of the Great Integrated Household Survey / Gran Encuesta Integrada de Hogares (GEIH), carried out by the National Administrative Department of Statistics / Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística […]

Taiwan 2013 now available
Dec 24, 2015 | Highlight

We are delighted to inform our users that we have added one new dataset from Taiwan, TW13 (Wave IX), to the LIS Database. The dataset is from the 2013 wave of the Survey of Family Income and Expenditure, carried out by the Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS). In addition, all 9 previous LIS […]

Spain 2013 added
Dec 23, 2015 | Highlight

We are pleased to announce that we have added a new dataset from Spain, ES13 (Wave IX), to the LIS Database. The dataset is from the 2014 wave of the Living Conditions Survey (LCS) / Encuesta de Condiciones de Vida (ECV), which serves as input for the Spanish component of the EU Survey of Income […]

Datasets Revision: Mexico
Dec 23, 2015 | Highlight

Some readjustments have been made to the data of the first three Mexican datasets: MX84, MX89 and MX92. Currency correction The MX84 dataset was rightly expressed in the old peso, but the figures of the Web Tabulator (and the associated PPP Deflator table) were using the conversion from the new peso, giving rise to wrong […]

A fourth statistical package now offered
Dec 16, 2015 | News

We are pleased to announce that a new statistical package has become available in the LISSY system. As of today, it will be possible to use the programming language R when submitting jobs in LISSY. In order for LISSY to process R requests, a few exceptions to the usual statistical program syntax are required. Please […]

Upcoming Expert Workshop in Luxembourg, 16-18 March 2016
Dec 10, 2015 | News

Data visualisation and outreach to stakeholders   Source: Flavia Camilleri © We are pleased to announce that we are organizing, conjointly with TÁRKI Social Research Institute, an expert workshop on data visualisation and outreach to stakeholders. Today, there is great demand for information that is interpretable to a wide range of stakeholders, including governments, policy-makers, […]

Marshall Auerback and Branko Milanovic discuss income inequality
Nov 30, 2015 | News

This discussion between Marshall Auerback of the Institute for New Economic Thinking and Branko Milanovic of the Luxembourg Income Study Center offers a great insight into global income inequality in the 21st century. Watch the complete footage here:

New country: data from Georgia now available in the LIS Database
Oct 02, 2015 | Highlight

We are thrilled to announce that we have added a new country to the LIS Database. Two datasets from Georgia, GE10 (Wave VIII) and GE13 (Wave IX), are now available. The datasets are respectively from the 2010 and 2013 waves of the Integrated Household Survey (IHS) from the National Statistics Office of Georgia (GEOSTAT).