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Tenth call for the InGRID-2 Visiting Grants is Now Open!

Tenth call for the InGRID-2 Visiting Grants is Now Open. Deadline for application is November 29, 2020.

September 24, 2020 | News and Events | read more »

LIS is Hiring!

LIS Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg, seeks applications for a Microdata Expert

September 24, 2020 | News and Events | read more »

Top and Bottom Coding at LIS

LIS is in the process of adopting a new practice of setting extreme income values for a bottom and top code for its Key Figures and DART.

September 10, 2020 | News and Events | read more »

Gender: The Hidden Dimension in the Measurement of Economic Inequality

The dimension of gender has largely remained hidden in the current debate about, and analysis of, economic inequality. Petra Sauer, Miriam Rehm, and Katharina Mader are taking stock of the discussion and provide some ways forward.

September 8, 2020 | News and Events | read more »

New addition to the LIS Online Tutorial Series

Three new video tutorials, presented by professor Philippe Van Kerm (University of Luxembourg and LISER), are added to the LIS Online Tutorial Series

September 2, 2020 | News and Events | read more »

Housing and household leverage under the microscope

Informed by new evidence and stylised facts about the distribution of housing-related debt across various socio-economic groups, the article discusses potential policy trade-offs between risks and opportunities associated with the regulation of mortgage markets.

August 25, 2020 | News and Events | read more »

Some changes in the LIS PPPs: A brief look at the methodology and income rankings for selected regions in the LIS database

In May 2020, World Development Indicators released PPP rates that convert local currency units into 2017 US PPP dollars. In this article, we raise the following question: How are the LIS figures affected by the choice of the PPP benchmark year?

August 20, 2020 | News and Events | read more »

LIS: A Resource for Inequality Research

Janet Gornick, in this presentation, presents an overview of resources available through LIS.

August 18, 2020 | News and Events | read more »