International Workshop Examines Income and Wealth Inequality

SALDRU’s Prof. Murray Leibbrandt in a group photo with 72 of the world’s leading economists who met at the Paris School of Economics to talk about measuring wealth and income inequality on 17-18 May 2018.

SALDRU’s Murray Leibbrandt joined 72 of the world’s leading economists to participate in an international workshop that examined income and wealth inequality. The workshop, hosted at the Paris School of Economics on 17-18 May 2018, focused on methods to combine household surveys, fiscal data and national accounts in order to measure income and wealth inequality systematically across countries and over time. This workshop sought to review and debate different methodological approaches and establish data collection and production standards among different research groups.

The event was co-hosted by the World Inequality Lab,, Paris School of Economics, Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality, CEQ Institute (Tulane Univ.)

Click here to read the conference program and peruse the list of participants.

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