Max Roser is working on income inequality and inclusive growth. He is analyzing the growth of average incomes in different percentiles of the income distribution, focusing on the different factors causing unequal growth. The research is based on long-term data from the World Top Incomes Database. He is especially interested in the impact of international trade and political changes on income inequality in industrialized countries.
Here are some links to Max’s projects and his personal webpage:http://www.inet.ox.ac.uk/projects/view/166
Additionally, Max is working on a project that is tracking the long-term development of living standards and quality of life.