The Standardized World Income Inequality Database

  title={The Standardized World Income Inequality Database},
  author={Frederick Solt frederick-solt},
  • Frederick Solt frederick-solt
  • Published 2015
Objective. Since 2008, the Standardized World Income Inequality Database (SWIID) has provided income inequality data that seek to maximize comparability while providing the broadest possible coverage of countries and years. This article describes the current SWIID’s construction, highlighting differences from its original version, and re-evaluates the SWIID’s utility to cross-national income inequality research in light of recently available alternatives. Methods. Coverage of inequality… CONTINUE READING
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