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Capital is Back: Wealth-Income Ratios in Rich Countries 1700-2010

Thomas Piketty & Gabriel Zucman

List of Files - July 2013 (updated, December 2013)

 

This research is available in two formats: short version (article version published in QJE, 2014), or long version (full-length working paper version, including data appendices).

Piketty, T., and G. Zucman, "Capital is Back: Wealth-Income Ratios in Rich Countries, 1700-2010", Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2014, vol.129, no.3, p.1155-1210  [article (pdf) (56p.)]

Piketty, T., and G. Zucman, "Capital is Back: Wealth-Income Ratios in Rich Countries, 1700-2010", Paris School of Economics, 2013 [working paper (pdf) (71p.)] [data appendix (pdf) (165p.)] [chartbook (pdf) (179p.)] [databook (pdf) (594p.)] [single pdf document (978p.)]

 

All charts and tables can also be accessed through an interactive charbook and and interactive databook.

This research is supported by a new macro-historical database on income and wealth that can be downloaded in the zip file PikettyZucman2013Data.zip. The zip file PikettyZucman2013.zip includes all pdf files, as well as all excel files from the database. The excel files can also be accessed directly:

- Figures.xls and Tables.xls = excel files containing all figures and tables included in the main paper

- AppendixFigures.xls and AppendixTables.xls = excel files containing all appendix figures and tables

- USA.xls, Japan.xls, Germany.xls, France.xls, UK.xls, Italy.xls, Canada.xls, Australia.xls and Spain.xls = excel files containing our complete set of country series on income  and wealth

We also provide access to a directory including a large set of raw country files released by official statistical institutes and various authors that we used in this research.

Finally our presentation slides can be accessed here : slides (pdf)