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South Caucasus in motion: economic and social mobility in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia (English)

This paper presents a comprehensive analysis of economic and social mobility in countries in the South Caucasus by complementing available household survey data in each of the countries in the subregion with other sources, such as the Life in Transition Survey (2016). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8329 FEB 05, 2018

Tiwari,Sailesh; Cancho,Cesar A.; Meyer,Moritz; Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan Disclosed

Tobacco price elasticity and tax progressivity in Moldova (English)

Tobacco-use–related diseases are the main cause of mortality in Moldova, where tobacco consumption is widely spread, especially among men. In addition to health concerns, tobacco consumption has economic consequences, as households spend substantial resources on tobacco and related out-of-pocket medical costs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8327 FEB 01, 2018

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Meneses Ponzini,Francisco Juan Alberto Disclosed

Shaking up economic progress : aggregate shocks in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

The Latin America and Caribbean region has achieved remarkable economic and social progress over the last decade, gradually shifting toward middle-income status. ... See More +

Working Paper 121664 NOV 01, 2017

Baez Ramirez,Javier Eduardo; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos; Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan Disclosed

Shaking up economic progress : aggregate shocks in Latin America and the Caribbean : ¿Desarrollo Económico Inestable? Choques Agregados en América Latinay el Caribe (Spanish)

The Latin America and Caribbean region has achieved remarkable economic and social progress over the last decade, gradually shifting toward middle-income status. ... See More +

Working Paper 121664 NOV 01, 2017

Baez Ramirez,Javier Eduardo; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos; Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan Disclosed

Regressive or progressive ? the effect of tobacco taxes in Ukraine (English)

Tobacco taxes are usually considered regressive, as the poorest individuals allocate larger shares of their budget toward the purchase of tobacco-related products. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8227 OCT 27, 2017

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Meneses,Francisco Jalles Disclosed

Are tobacco taxes really regressive ? evidence from Chile (English)

Tobacco taxes are deemed regressive, because the poorest families tend to allocate larger shares of their budget to purchase tobacco. However, as taxes also discourage tobacco use, some of the most adverse effects, including higher medical expenses, lower life expectancy at birth, added years of disability among smokers, and reduction in the quality of life, among others, would be reduced. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7988 MAR 01, 2017

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Meneses,Francisco Jalles Disclosed

Are tobacco taxes really regressive? : evidence from Chile (English)

Tobacco Taxes are deemed regressive as poorest families tend to allocate larger shares of their budget to purchase tobacco. However, as taxes also discourage tobacco use, some of the most adverse effects, including higher medical expenses, lower life expectancy at birth, added years of disability among smokers, and reductions in the quality of life, among other, would be reduced. ... See More +

Working Paper 112786 FEB 12, 2017

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Meneses, Franciso Disclosed

The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Chile (English)

This paper applies a comprehensive tax-benefit incidence analysis to estimate the distributional effects of fiscal policy in Chile in 2013. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7939 JAN 10, 2017

Martinez Aguilar,Sandra Natalia; Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Ortiz-Juarez,Eduardo; Del Carmen Hasbun,Giselle Eugenia Disclosed

Are tobacco taxes really regressive? : evidence from Chile (English)

Tobacco taxes are deemed regressive as poorest families tend to allocate larger shares of their budget to purchase tobacco. However, as taxes also discourage tobacco use, some of the most adverse effects, including higher medical expenses, lower life expectancy at birth, added years of disability among smokers, and reductions in the quality of life, among other, will be reduced. ... See More +

Working Paper 112072 JAN 04, 2017

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Meneses Ponzini,Francisco Juan Alberto Disclosed

Drought and retribution : evidence from a large-scale rainfall-indexed insurance program in Mexico (English)

Although weather shocks are a major source of income fluctuation, most of the world's poor lack insurance coverage against them. Absence of formal insurance contributes to poverty traps, as investment decisions are conflicted with risk management ones: risk-averse farmers tend to underinvest and produce lower yielding yet safer crops. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7565 FEB 16, 2016

Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Wolff,Hendrik Disclosed

Cash for coolers : evaluating a large-scale appliance replacement program in Mexico (English)

This paper evaluates a large-scale appliance replacement program in Mexico that from 2009 to 2012 helped 1.9 million households replace their old refrigerators and air conditioners with energy efficient models. ... See More +

Journal Article 92936 NOV 01, 2014

Davis, Lucas W.; Fuchs, Alan; Gertler, Paul Disclosed

Voter response to natural disaster aid : quasi-experimental evidence from drought relief payments in Mexico (English)

The paper estimates the effects on presidential election returns in Mexico of a government climatic contingency transfer that is allocated through rainfall-indexed insurance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6836 APR 01, 2014

Fuchs, Alan; Rodriguez-Chamussy, Lourdes Disclosed

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South Caucasus in motion: economic and social mobility in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia (English)
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FEB 05, 2018 WPS8329 Policy Research Working Paper
Tobacco price elasticity and tax progressivity in Moldova (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 WPS8327 Policy Research Working Paper
Shaking up economic progress : aggregate shocks in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121664 Working Paper
Shaking up economic progress : aggregate shocks in Latin America and the Caribbean : ¿Desarrollo Económico Inestable? Choques Agregados en América Latinay el Caribe (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2017 121664 Working Paper
Regressive or progressive ? the effect of tobacco taxes in Ukraine (English)
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OCT 27, 2017 WPS8227 Policy Research Working Paper
Are tobacco taxes really regressive ? evidence from Chile (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 WPS7988 Policy Research Working Paper
Are tobacco taxes really regressive? : evidence from Chile (English)
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FEB 12, 2017 112786 Working Paper
The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Chile (English)
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JAN 10, 2017 WPS7939 Policy Research Working Paper
Are tobacco taxes really regressive? : evidence from Chile (English)
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JAN 04, 2017 112072 Working Paper
Drought and retribution : evidence from a large-scale rainfall-indexed insurance program in Mexico (English)
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FEB 16, 2016 WPS7565 Policy Research Working Paper
Cash for coolers : evaluating a large-scale appliance replacement program in Mexico (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 92936 Journal Article
Voter response to natural disaster aid : quasi-experimental evidence from drought relief payments in Mexico (English)
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APR 01, 2014 WPS6836 Policy Research Working Paper