Welcome to the James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Centre on Wealth Concentration, Inequality, and the Economy at University College London.
Celebrating 10 years of CORE Econ
On 3rd January was the 10th anniversary of CORE Econ. Director Wendy Carlin celebrates the occasion in her message.
Explore new research summaries
Stone Centre Affiliates contributed new summaries of their research, including work on wages and immigration, social...
A new CORE Insight is available
A new CORE Insight on racial inequality in the US is live. Read it on the CORE Econ website.
Linda Wu sheds light on taxation and tax avoidance with Taiwanese data
Does higher tax produce more revenue or more tax avoidance? Stone Scholar Linda Wu sheds some light with Taiwanese data.
The Stone Public Lecture is available on YouTube
Want to watch Philippe Aghion's Stone Public Lecture? The recording is now available on YouTube.
Stone Scholars' job market papers available as research summaries
Stone Scholars Alessandro Toppeta's and Julián Costas-Fernández's job market papers summaries can be found online.
Featured education materials
Focusing primarily on the inequality between Black and White Americans, this CORE Insight explores the mechanisms which have caused and perpetuated that inequality, and what might be required to end it.
Latest featured research
How does technological change affect wealth accumulation and inequality of total (i.e. labour and capital) income over time? This paper focuses on automation – a capital intensive form of technological change.
A rapidly growing number of US cities have decided to set local minimum wages. Are minimum wages set at city level a good idea? This study examines the main trade-offs emerging from the local variation in minimum wage policies.
Latest news and blogs
Would an increase in the tax produce higher tax revenues for the government or will this incentivise individuals to change their behaviour by reducing savings or increasing tax avoidance and evasion? Stone Scholar Linda Wu presents her doctoral research, addressing this question with Taiwanese data.
Stone Centre/ExploreEcon award winner Gaurav Khatri reflects on Philippe's Aghion Stone Public Lecture on 'Rethinking capitalism to make it more innovative and more inclusive'.