Recent News

2018 Fall data Release

Four new datasets from Australia, Georgia and Serbia have been added to the LIS database as well as two Australian datasets to LWS

September 14, 2018 | | read more »

Call for papers – “Why inequality differs so much across countries?”

The 2019 edition of the annual Research on Economic Inequality series has special interest in the question “Why inequality differs so much across countries?”

September 14, 2018 | News and Events | read more »

ECSR Thematic Workshop “Wealth Inequality and Mobility”

Two-day workshop organized by the Institute for Research on Socio-Economic Inequality (IRSEI) at the University of Luxembourg (in partnership with LIS/LWS)

September 14, 2018 | News and Events | read more »

Book on Wealth and Homeownership

In almost every country, wealth is predominantly constituted by housing equity, but what are the possible risks and how does wealth accumulation vary across countries?

September 7, 2018 | News | read more »

JID special issue from the 2017 LIS/LWS user conference

Special Issue Comparative wealth and income research edited by Daniele Checchi and Janet Gornick is now available online

August 31, 2018 | News and Events | read more »

New complementary database: Routine Task Intensity and Offshorability for the LIS

This database allows LIS users to retrieve very detailed and standardized occupation categories, following the international two-digit coding of the ISCO-88 standard

July 27, 2018 | News and Events | read more »

2018 Summer Data Release

Twenty three new datasets from Chile, Germany, Hungary, Israel, and Poland have been added to the LIS database

June 15, 2018 | | read more »

Workshop on “Harmonization of Household Surveys, Fiscal Data and National Accounts” at the Paris School of Economics

The workshop explored methods aimed at adjusting the top of income and wealth distributions

June 15, 2018 | News | read more »