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Interactive visualisations on the global distribution of income and wealth, and the network transmission of COVID-19.


CORE Econ Skyscrapers

CORE Econ Skyscrapers are interactive, 3-D visualizations of the distribution of global income and wealth. You can explore the global skyscrapers showing distributions for all countries between 1980 and 2020, or you can build your own skyscrapers for years and countries of your choice. Click on a link or figure below to get started.

Full global skyscrapers

Income inequality

Wealth inequality

Comparing income and wealth inequality


Build your own skyscrapers to visualise inequality

Income inequality

Wealth inequality

Explore COVID-19 using transmission networks

In this simulation, you can see how a virus spreads across a population over time, and its associated effects on the economy and income inequality. You can compare the outcomes under two different scenarios: no virus mitigation measures, and social distancing.

Please note that due to technical reasons, this visualisation performs best in small teaching contexts, for example, a seminar of 20 people.

Open the simulation