Answered By: Bobray Bordelon Last Updated: Jun 17, 2020 Views: 375
Answered By: Bobray Bordelon
Last Updated: Jun 17, 2020 Views: 375
- 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.
- SWIID: The Standardized World Income Inequality Database
- Incorporates comparable Gini indices of disposable and market income inequality for 196 countries for as many years as possible from 1960 to the present; it also includes information on absolute and relative redistribution.
- 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 1948-2017
- Represents a compilation and adaptation of income or consumption Gini coefficients (calculated across households or household per capita; on gross or net basis) retrieved from 9 sources. The dataset was intentionally created in a flexible format so that every user can decide to use just one or two of these sources or to combine several sources in a particular way. The database covers the period 1948-2017 and includes 5,121 Ginis from 201 countries or territories, all coming from nationally representative household surveys.
- 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
- Human Development Report
- Print volumes in Firestone 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, Tukey, and the United States. National and industrial inequality data for Taiwan.
- 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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