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global-inequalityWelcome to the Web’s leading portal to data, analysis, and commentary on income and wealth inequality. has been tracking inequality-related news and views for nearly two decades. A project of the Institute for Policy Studies since 2011, the site aims to provide information and insights for readers ranging from students and educators to activists and policy makers.

Our contributors come from the United States and around the world. Our focus throughout: What can we do to narrow the staggering inequality that so afflicts us in almost every aspect of our lives?

In 2017, we’ll be expanding to better meet the needs of people and groups working for a more equitable world. To keep current on our site’s new content and features, just sign up in the bar above for our weekly email update.