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Explorable Inequality

Explorable Inequality

Readers of the provocative bestseller "Capital in the 21st Century," who want to take a closer look at the income database analyzed by economist and author Thomas Piketty can take advantage of an online tool created at Carnegie Mellon University.

The site, Explorable Inequality, enables people to use an interactive map to explore and study more than 100 years of tax data from 29 countries.

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"Capital in the 21st Century" bases its analysis of wealth inequality on tax data from 29 countries over one hundred years. This data is openly available as The World Top Incomes Database (WTID). To create a sharable, interactive visualization of global inequality, Carnegie Mellon's CREATE Lab is releasing this explorable viewer for WTID. See how the income of the wealthiest classes have evolved, and how much greater wealth the top 1% have compared to the rest of society in each country. A quick tour of the tool is available.

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