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.

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.

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.

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 […]

More Unequal or Not as Rich? Revisiting the Latin American Exception
Jun 14, 2023 | News

In this article, the authors reassess the prevailing narrative of declining inequality in Latin America

The Myth of the Middle Class Squeeze: Employment and Income by Class in Six Western Countries, 1980-2020
Jun 14, 2023 | News

In this article, the authors challenges the thesis of a middle class squeeze in six large Western countries

2023 Summer Data Splash
Jun 14, 2023 | Highlight

LIS is happy to announce the addition of thirty-seven datasets to the LIS Database.

Highlights of the LIS 40th Anniversary Conference (May 25th-26th 2023)
Jun 14, 2023 | News

This article summarises the LIS 40th Anniversary Lecture and Conference

Richard Blundell
May 30, 2023 | Ignore on home

Sir Richard Blundell, Professor at the University College London and Institute for Fiscal Studies, presented the 2023 LIS 40th Anniversary Lecture:
Connecting Income and Consumption Measurements of Inequality and Poverty: New Ideas and New Empirics

Upcoming Seminar on ‘For Richer: Marriage and Wealth’
May 05, 2023 | News

The University of Luxembourg, LIS, and LISER invite you for a hybrid session of the monthly seminar on social inequality and public policies