Answered By: Bobray Bordelon Last Updated: Jan 15, 2019 Views: 249
Answered By: Bobray Bordelon
Last Updated: Jan 15, 2019 Views: 249
- World Income Inequality Database
- From United Nations University's World Institute for Development Economics Research
- Provides various measures of income inequality for 175 countries or areas in some cases dating back to pre-1960.
- See Global and Regional Gini Coefficients from Darvas, Zsolt (2016) ‘Some are more equal than others: new estimates of global and regional inequality’, Working Paper 2016/08, Bruegel, 7 November 2016
- All The Ginis 1950-2012
- There are about 4100 Gini values, out of which 2043 are consistent Ginis from 164 countries and covering the period from 1950 to 2012. Also see the update containing data through 2015.
- Combined Gini data from Luxembourg Income Study (suffix LIS), Socio-Economic Database for Latin America (suffix SEDLAC), World Income Distribution (suffix WYD; the full data set is available, World Bank Europe and Central Asia (suffix EE) and WIDER (suffix W) databases; with their key dummies (net/gross, income/expenditure, household/individual).
- Gini Index (World Bank estimate)
- Lists the latest Gini coefficients and those for previous points in time.
- See the Chartbook of Economic Inequality. Presents the empirical evidence about long-run changes in economic inequality. The chartbook covers 25 countries – often over the course of more than one hundred years. For each country a chart shows how different dimensions of economic inequality have changed over time.
- World Development Report
- Print volumes in Firestone stacks, call nmber HC59.7 .W6
- Human Development Report
- Print volumes in Firstone Trustee Reading Room and Stokes Library, call number HD72 .H85
- Also consult the regional Human Development Reports.
- Measuring Income Inequality Database
- For a historical dataset covering 1890-1996.
- Note may contain the few numbers existing prior to the 1940s.
- University of Texas Inequality Project
- Concerned with measuring and explaining movements of inequality in wages and earnings and patterns of industrial change around the world.
- National and regional inequality data for Argentina, Brazil, China, Cuba, Europe, India, Russia, and the United States. National and industrial inequality data for Taiwan and Turkey.
- State, economy, and society in Western Europe, 1815-1975
- For historical European figures.
- Located in Firestone Trustee Reading Room, call number HA1107.F46.
- Handbook of Income Distribution
- Luxembourg Income Study Key Figures
- Provides summary level national statistics as well as gender inequality statistics.
- For the subnational United States data also see the FAQ on income inequality.
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