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LIS Director Janet Gornick delivers keynote address to UN General Assembly
Oct 06, 2014 | News

Janet Gornick, Director of the LIS Center in New York and Director of LIS in Luxembourg, delivered a keynote address to the United Nations General Assembly, on Tuesday, October 7. Her keynote address was hosted by the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) of the UN General Assembly. Gornick’s talk, titled “High and Rising Inequality: Causes […]
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/gornick-un/

Branko Milanovic gave the 2014 Summer Lecture
Jul 10, 2014 | News

Branko Milanovic, Senior Scholar in the LIS Center and Visiting Presidential Professor at the CUNY Graduate Center, presented the 2014 LIS Summer Lecture: “Global Income Inequality: Current Trends, Issues of Justice and Politics.” The presentation touched on issues regarding between- and within- country inequality, as well as the political implications of current trends in income […]
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/news/branko-milanovic-gave-the-2014-summer-lecture/

Branko Milanovic
Jul 07, 2014 | Lecture Series

LIS Senior Scholar and Visiting Presidential Professor, Graduate Center – CUNY, presented the 2014 LIS Summer Lecture:
Global Income Inequality: Current Trends, Issues of Justice and Politics.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/lecture-series/branko-milanovic-2/

Data from Iceland are now available in the LIS Database
Jun 18, 2014 | Highlight

We are excited to announce that we have added a new country to the LIS Database. Three datasets from Iceland, IS04 (Wave VI), IS07 (Wave VII) and IS10 (Wave VIII), are now available. The datasets are from the Survey of Income and Living Conditions from Statistics Iceland.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/data-from-iceland-are-now-available-in-the-lis-database/

Denmark 2007, 2010 added to LIS Database
Jun 18, 2014 | Highlight

Two new datasets from Denmark, DK07 (Wave VII) and DK10 (Wave VIII), have been added to the LIS Database. The datasets are from the Law Model of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Interior, which is based on data from Statistics Denmark. In addition, DK95, DK00 DK04 (Waves IV- VI) have been revised for […]
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/denmark-2007-2010-added-to-lis-database/

Brazil 2009, 2011 added to LIS Database
Jun 18, 2014 | Highlight

Two new datasets from Brazil, BR09 and BR11 (both Wave VIII), have been added to the LIS Database. The datasets are from the 2009 and 2011 data of the National Household Sample Survey from the Brazilian Geographical and Statistical Institute. In addition, BR06 (Wave VII)  has been revised using updated Census weights.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/brazil-2009-2011-added-to-lis-database/

Norway 2007, 2010 added to LIS Database
Jun 18, 2014 | Highlight

Two new datasets from Norway, NO07 (Wave VII) and NO10 (Wave VIII), have been added to the LIS Database. The datasets are from the 2007 and 2010 data of the Household Income Statistics from Statistics Norway. In addition, NO95, NO00, and NO04 (Waves IV – VI) have been revised for consistency.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/norway-2007-2010-added-to-lis-database/

New York Times launches new site, The Upshot, with study based on LIS data
Apr 22, 2014 | Highlight

All of us at LIS are delighted that the New York Times (NYT) chose to launch their exciting new venture — The Upshot — with an extensive report, Losing the Lead, based on the LIS data. The Upshot, led by Pulitzer Prize winning economics journalist David Leonhardt, premiered today. The NYT report includes additional information […]
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/new-york-times-launches-new-site-the-upshot-with-study-based-on-lis-data/

[UPDATE] Video: Capital in the Twenty-First Century
Apr 11, 2014 | News

16 April 2014 The French economist Thomas Piketty (Paris School of Economics) will present a lecture on his new book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century. In this landmark work, Piketty argues that the main driver of inequality—the tendency of returns on capital to exceed the rate of economic growth—threatens to generate extreme inequalities that stir […]
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/capital-in-the-twenty-first-century-video/

Spain 1985 Added to LIS Database
Apr 03, 2014 | Highlight

A new dataset from Spain, ES85 (Wave II), has been added to the LIS Database. The dataset is from the Household Budget Continuous Survey and is provided by the National Statistical Institute. In addition, ES80 (Wave I) and ES90 (Wave III) have been revised for consistency.
https://www.lisdatacenter.org/news-and-events/spain-1985-added-to-lis-database/