Economics serving society

(save the date) Release of the World Inequality Report 2018 - 14 December 2017

The first Conference will be hosted by the Paris School of Economics on December 14th and 15th, 2017. Registrations are open on the website.


The provisional program for the conference is available through this link (pdf). The conference is structured along three axes:

  • The release of the first issue of the World Inequality Report #wir2018 on Thursday 14th (9.30 am – 1 pm). The report will provide global estimates of income and wealth inequality drawing on the latest evidence gathered in, and will discuss implications for future research and the global policy debate on rising inequality.
  • MEDIA: For any media related question, please contact press at
  • A session in honor of Tony Atkinson in the afternoon of December 14th.
  • Presentations of research papers on income and wealth inequality, as well as on progress made on the DINA-Distributional National Accounts agenda.

Executive Committe

Facundo Alvaredo, Lucas Chancel, Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, Gabriel Zucman & World Inequality Lab Executive Committee


Please not that registrations are free but required, direectly on the website:
For any enquiries regarding the conference, please send an email to first.conference at

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