The results and output of the GINI Project have been summarised



The results of GINI have been published in
two volumes by Oxford University Press
January 2014  (30% GINI OUP discount)

Book launch presentation & recording: LSE, March 27th
Book launch & presentation in Hungary: Tarki, April 14th
Book presented to the Dutch Minister of Social Affairs: Amsterdam, April 16th

A Dutch summary of the findings for the Netherlands can be found here



The GINI Project



The GINI Project studies the economic and educational drivers and the social, cultural and political impacts of increasing inequality with novel contributions on the measurement of income, wealth and education inequality. 

GINI combines an interdisciplinary analysis that draws on economics, sociology, political science and health studies, with improved methodologies, uniform measurement, wide country coverage, a clear policy dimension and broad dissemination. The project operates in a framework of policy-oriented debate and international comparisons across all EU countries (except Cyprus and Malta), the USA, Japan, Canada and Australia. More...

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Project overview


February 2010 – July 2013

Core partner institutes

Funding scheme

7th Framework Programme of the European Community

EU contribution
2.7 million Euros

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