World Lab Inequality

Empowering civil society, reinforcing democracy. Powered with data.

The World Inequality Lab gathers social scientists committed to helping everyone understand the drivers of inequality worldwide through evidence-based research.

Projects

CARBON INEQUALITY DATA

Explore the inequality of carbon footprint across the global population

CHECK IT OUT

WORLD INEQUALITY DATABASE

Visit the widest open source database for global inequality data

Start

POLITICAL CLEAVAGES AND SOCIAL INEQUALITIES

Who votes for whom? Explore the socioeconomic indicators of support for political parties.

EXPLORE

INEQUALITY TRANSPARENCY INDEX

Inequality transparency index

Discover the extent of inequality data opacity per country

EXAMINE

INCOME COMPARATOR

Income comparator

Use our income comparator to see where you stand on the income distribution scale.

COMPARE

MISSING PROFITS

Discover how much profits each country loses or attracts because of tax avoidance

DISCOVER

TAX JUSTICE NOW

How is it that US billionaires pay less tax than their secretaries?

SEE HOW

SOUTH AFRICA WEALTH TAX SIMULATOR

Estimate how much tax revenue could be collected from a progressive wealth tax on the richest 1%

ESTIMATE

Media

21
October

Libération

“Oui, les riches polluent plus que les pauvres !”, with Lucas Chancel

12
October

Le Monde

“‘Pandora Papers’: maybe it is time to take action?”, by Thomas Piketty

12
October

Le Monde

“‘Pandora Papers’: et si on passait à l’action?”, de Thomas Piketty

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Website created in 2021 by the agency Adrenaline, with the collaboration of:

Project management and web design: Pauline Bouaud, Mathieu Vicard and Anthony Wieczorek

Development and integration: Aurélien Binauld, Thibaut Watteau and Benjamin Grillet (AliquidStudio)

Coordination: Lucas Chancel and Olivia Ronsain