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

38th IARIW General Conference

August 26-30, 2024

The 38th IARIW General Conference will take place in London, England, August 26-30, 2024. The call for papers for the conference is available here. Submissions are no longer being accepted. The preliminary program will be released in late 2023 or early 2024.


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Past Events

IARIW-CIGI Conference on “The Valuation of Data”, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

November 2-3, 2023

The International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW), in partnership with CIGI, organized a conference entitled “The Valuation of Data” in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada on November 2-3, 2023. For information about the conference click here. To view the program click here To view the Conference photos (Nov 2nd) click here. To view the Conference photos (Nov 3rd) click here..

64th ISI World Statistics Congress, Ottawa, Canada 

July 16-20, 2023

The ISI World Statistics Congresses (WSC) take place once every two years in different countries and cities/venues. Though the ISI organizes them, we work closely with the country’s National Statistics Office and Society. From July 16 to 20, 2023, the 64th WSC will take place in Ottawa, Canada. For additional information, click here. Details on the session on income distribution hosted by the IARIW, including presentations from the panel’s participants, can be found here.

IARIW-Bank of Italy Conference on “Central Banks, Financial Markets and Inequality”, Naples, Italy

March 29-April 1, 2023

The International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW), in partnership with the Bank of Italy (BOI), will organize a conference entitled ”Central Banks, Financial Markets and Inequality” in Naples, Italy on March 29-April 1, 2023. For information about the conference click here and for the Conference Program click here. For information regarding registration and accommodation, click here.

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

November 11-13, 2022

The IARIW has accepted an offer from the Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics (TNBS) to host a special IARIW conference in Tanzania on November 11-13, 2022. The Conference Program is available here. Due to the delay in the conference, the program has been expanded with two additional Covid-19-related sessions. The registration portal for the conference is available here.

37th IARIW General Conference, Hosted by STATEC

August 22-26, 2022

The 37th IARIW General Conference will take place in Luxembourg, August 22-26, 2022. The Association thanks the Central Service for Statistics and Economic Studies (STATEC) in Luxembourg for offering to host the conference. The Conference Programme is available here and the link for the registration is available here. On August 21st and 22nd, the IARIW will also host a two-day training session on updates to the System of National Accounts (SNA). Additional details on the session are available here and the schedule for the session can be found here.  To register for the training session on the System of National Accounts, please complete this form.

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 2019 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 2019. Recent issues published after 2019 are available on Wiley Online Library. Access is limited to paid members of the IARIW or the Wiley Online Library.

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