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LIS is Hiring!

LIS is seeking applications for a Microdata Expert (2-year contract)

May 18, 2020 | News | read more »

Khan Academy includes LIS Data in their tutorials (in partnership with the New York Times)

LIS data included in Khan Academy tutorial!

April 22, 2020 | News and Events | read more »

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

Ninth call for the InGRID-2 Visiting Grants is Now Open. Deadline for application is May 1, 2020.

April 17, 2020 | News and Events | read more »

The 2020 LIS Summer Workshop is cancelled!

Due to the current outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the 2020 LIS Summer Workshop has been cancelled.

April 2, 2020 | News | read more »

Why is inequality in South Africa higher than in Germany?

Carlos Gradín showcases common inequality measures (Gini & Mean Log Deviation) decomposed by different social strata.

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

Income Composition Inequality: A Novel Approach to Distributional Analysis

In this article, Marco Ranaldi discusses a novel approach to distributional analysis.

February 26, 2020 | News and Events | read more »

Estimates of Wealth Inequality and Right Tail Coverage: An Illustration of Oversampling in the Survey of Consumer Finances

In this article, Arthur B. Kennickell develops illustrative examples applied to the Survey of Consumer Finances to highlight some of the problems in making comparisons of wealth inequality measures when there are specific defects in the measurement of the upper tail of the distribution.

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

(LIS)2ER stream at ESPAnet 2020, Leuven

Daniele Checchi, Petra Sauer, and Philippe Van Kerm host a stream on “Methodologies for comparative social policy analysis” at ESPAnet 2020 in Leuven.

February 5, 2020 | News | read more »

Interviews from the first ERF-LIS Conference on “Inequality Trends Around the Mediterranean”

Video interviews from the first ERF-LIS Conference on “Inequality Trends Around the Mediterranean”

December 23, 2019 | News and Events | read more »

2019 Winter Data Release

Eight datasets are added to the LIS Database from Chile, Denmark, Germany, Mexico, Peru, Slovenia. Two new countries have been added to the LWS Database, Japan, and Luxembourg, so as one data point from Germany.

December 13, 2019 | News and Events | read more »