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World Inequality Report 2018

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$25.95 • £20.95 • €23.50

ISBN 9780674984554

Publication Date: 07/09/2018

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344 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

40 tables and 90 graphs

Belknap Press

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Facundo Alvaredo is Co-Director of the World Wealth and Income Database (WID.world) and of the World Inequality Lab.

Lucas Chancel is codirector of the World Inequality Lab at the Paris School of Economics and coeditor of the World Inequality Report 2018. A lecturer at Sciences Po, he is also Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations.

Thomas Piketty is Director of Studies at L’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) and Professor at the Paris School of Economics. He is the author of Capital in the Twenty-First Century.

Emmanuel Saez is Co-Director of the World Wealth and Income Database (WID.world) and the World Inequality Lab and Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley.

Gabriel Zucman is Co-Director of the World Wealth and Income Database (WID.world) and the World Inequality Lab and Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley.

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