International Association for Research in Income and Wealth
Advancing knowledge on income and wealth for better measurement and outcomes.

IARIW Major Objectives

  • To advance education and knowledge in the general area of income and wealth by organizing conferences, by circulating scholarly papers accessible to the general public through the Association’s website, and by publishing a quarterly journal containing research on economics and statistics.
  • To carry out its said objects and purposes in the following fields of interest: the definition, measurement, and analysis of national income and wealth; the distribution of income and wealth, and poverty; the development of systems of economic and social accounting and their use for economic policy; international comparisons; and other related economic and statistical matters.

Upcoming Events

Pre-Conference Training Session on National Accounts

August 16-19, 2021

The training session is free for all IARIW members and will by taught by Brent Mounton, who draws on many years of practical experience as head of the U.S. National Accounts. The training session will take place virtually for four hours a day between 2 and 6 PM CEST. Registration is available here.

36th IARIW Virtual General Conference, Hosted by Statistics Norway

August 23-27, 2021

The IARIW Council and Statistics Norway have decided that the 36th IARIW General Conference will take place virtually August 23-27, 2021. Conference registration will be handled by Statistics Norway. Registration is available here.

IARIW-ESCoE Conference on Measuring Intangible Assets and their Contributions to Growth, RSA House, London

November 11-12, 2021

The IARIW, in partnership with ESCoE, is hosting a conference on measurement of intangible investments and their implications for growth                                                                      and productivity. The preliminary program is                                                                      now available. Details on conference registration will                                                                      follow in the new year.

IARIW-TNBS Conference on “Measuring Income, Wealth and Well-being in Africa”, Arusha, Tanzania

April 14-15, 2022

The IARIW has accepted an offer from the Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics (TNBS)
to host a special IARIW conference in Tanzania in the spring of 2022.


Past Events

IARIW Digital Session on the System of National Accounts (SNA) and Related International Standards

August 26, 2020

The IARIW has hosted a digital session on the System of National Accounts (SNA) Update and Related International Standards on Wednesday, August 26, 2020.

IARIW session at the XXI International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development

May 12, 2020

This IARIW session on the Economics of Income and Wealth was hosted by the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE).

Special IARIW-World Bank Conference on “New Approaches to Defining and Measuring Poverty in a Growing World,” Washington, United States

November 7-8, 2019

More information on the conference can be found here.

Special IARIW-HSE Conference on “Experiences and Challenges in Measuring Income and Wealth in Eastern Europe and CIS Countries,” Moscow, Russia

September 17-18, 2019

View information on the conference.

The Review of Income and Wealth is the official journal of the IARIW.

The ROIW aims to further the research on national and economic and social accounting, including the development of concepts and definitions for the measurement and analysis of income and wealth, the development and further integration of systems of economic and social statistics, and related problems of statistical methodology. Its current impact factor is 1.206.

The articles from the 2017 issue of the Review of Income and Wealth can now be accessed free of charge online. This website also includes a complete archive of IARIW publications from 1951 to 2017. Recent issues published after 2017 are available on Wiley Online Library. Access is limited to paid members of the IARIW or the Wiley Online Library.

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