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The distributional impact of taxes and transfers : evidence from eight low- and middle-income countries (English)

In addition to its impact on economic growth and macroeconomic stability, fiscal policy affects the distribution of income across households and individuals through the use of taxes and expenditures. ... See More +

Publication 119229 AUG 24, 2017

Inchauste Comboni,Maria Gabriela; Lustig,Nora-451471; Younger,Stephen D.; Khachatryan,Artsvi; Hill,Ruth; Tsehaye,Eyasu; Kahsay,Tassew Woldehanna; Cancho,Cesar A.; Bondarenko,Elena; Jellema,Jon Robbert; Wai-Poi,Matthew Grant; Afkar,Rythia; Alam,Shamma Adeeb; Serajuddin,Umar; Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe; Matytsin,Mikhail; Popova,Daria; Maboshe,Mashekwa; Purfield,Catriona Mary; Woolard,Ingrid Denise; Arunatilake,Nisha Kanthimathie Disclosed

The distributional impact of fiscal policy in South Africa (English)

This paper uses the 2010/11 Income and Expenditure Survey for South Africa to analyze the progressivity of the main tax and social spending programs and quantify their impact on poverty and inequality. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7194 FEB 01, 2015

Inchauste, Gabriela; Lustig, Nora; Maboshe, Mashekwa; Purfield, Catriona; Woolard, Ingrid Disclosed

A public expenditure review for Paraguay : the quest for optimal tax and expenditure policies for shared prosperity (English)

Paraguay has achieved significant progress in terms of fiscal policy over the past decade. Despite this progress on fiscal reform, three major challenges remain: 1) a volatile macroeconomic environment; 2) still insufficient fiscal resources; and 3) high levels of poverty and inequality. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 78194 NOV 25, 2013

Koehler-Geib, Fritzi; Chakeri, Jasmin; Mustafaoglu, Zafer; Diaz-Bonilla, Carolina; Polastri, Rossana; Mossi, Dante; Estrada, Eduardo Andres; Busquets, Renato; Caballero Cabrera, Elida; Cabral, Guillermo; Araujo, Jorge; Villarroel, Miriam Beatriz; Holt, Patricia Chacon; Rittenauer, Patrick; Siegenthaler, Peter; Gulino, Silvia; Dure, Gloria; Arestivo de Cuentas Zavala, Rosa; Alvarenga Capurro, Telma; Favaro, Edgardo; Ramirez, Julio; Stewart, Lisa; Cicowiez, Martin; Lustig, Nora; Schenone, Osvaldo; Higgins, Sean; Swanson, William; Cuesta, Jose Antonio; Suarez Becerra, Pablo; Togo, Eriko; Velandia-Rubiano, Antonio; Horigoshi Reis, Ana Mie; Weiner, Fanny; Perez, Luis Orlando; de Hoyos, Rafael; Moreno, Juan Martin; Indaco, Agustin; Lajer Baron, Andres; Saizar, Carolina; Nielsen, Hannah; Picarelli, Nathalie; Zanett, Pia Maria; Varma, Sona; Verhoeven, Marijn; Mastruzzi, Massimo Disclosed

A public expenditure review for Paraguay (Vol. 2) : supplementary volume with selected background papers (English)

Paraguay has achieved significant progress in terms of fiscal policy over the past decade. Despite this progress on fiscal reform, three major challenges remain: 1) a volatile macroeconomic environment; 2) still insufficient fiscal resources; and 3) high levels of poverty and inequality. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 78194 NOV 25, 2013

Koehler-Geib, Fritzi; Chakeri, Jasmin; Mustafaoglu, Zafer; Diaz-Bonilla, Carolina; Polastri, Rossana; Mossi, Dante; Estrada, Eduardo Andres; Busquets, Renato; Caballero Cabrera, Elida; Cabral, Guillermo; Araujo, Jorge; Villarroel, Miriam Beatriz; Holt, Patricia Chacon; Rittenauer, Patrick; Siegenthaler, Peter; Gulino, Silvia; Dure, Gloria; Arestivo de Cuentas Zavala, Rosa; Alvarenga Capurro, Telma; Favaro, Edgardo; Ramirez, Julio; Stewart, Lisa; Cicowiez, Martin; Lustig, Nora; Schenone, Osvaldo; Higgins, Sean; Swanson, William; Cuesta, Jose Antonio; Suarez Becerra, Pablo; Togo, Eriko; Velandia-Rubiano, Antonio; Horigoshi Reis, Ana Mie; Weiner, Fanny; Perez, Luis Orlando; de Hoyos, Rafael; Moreno, Juan Martin; Indaco, Agustin; Lajer Baron, Andres; Saizar, Carolina; Nielsen, Hannah; Picarelli, Nathalie; Zanett, Pia Maria; Varma, Sona; Verhoeven, Marijn; Mastruzzi, Massimo Disclosed

Deconstructing the decline in inequality in Latin America (English)

Inequality in Latin America unambiguously declined in the 2000s. The Gini coefficient fell in 16 of the 17 countries where there are comparable data, and the change was statistically significant for all of them. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6552 JUL 01, 2013

Lustig, Nora; Lopez-Calva, Luis F.; Ortiz-Juarez, Eduardo Disclosed

Declining inequality in Latin America in the 2000s : the cases of Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico (English)

Between 2000 and 2010, the Gini coefficient declined in 13 of 17 Latin American countries. The decline was statistically significant and robust to changes in the time interval, inequality measures, and data sources. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6248 OCT 01, 2012

Lustig, Nora; Lopez-Calva, Luis F.; Ortiz-Juarez, Eduardo Disclosed

An evaluation of World Bank Research, 1998 - 2005 (English)

This evaluation of World Bank research between 1998 and 2005 was carried out by a panel consisting of Abhijit Banerjee (MIT), Angus Deaton (Princeton, chair), Nora Lustig (UNDP), and Kenneth Rogoff (Harvard.) ... See More +

Working Paper 86003 SEP 24, 2006

Banerjee, Abhijit; Deaton, Angus; Lustig, Nora; Rogoff, Ken; Hsu, Edward Disclosed

World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty (Russian)

This report focuses on the dimensions of poverty, and how to create a better world, free of poverty. The analysis explores the nature, and evolution of poverty, and its causes, to present a framework for action. ... See More +

World Development Report 22684 JAN 01, 2001

Kanbur, Ravi; Calvo, Christina Malmberg; Das Gupta, Monica; Grootaert, Christiaan; Kwakwa, Victoria; Lustig, Nora Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty : Relatorio sobre o desenvolvimento mundial 2000/2001 : luta contra a pobreza (Portuguese)

This report focuses on the dimensions of poverty, and how to create a better world, free of poverty. The analysis explores the nature, and evolution of poverty, and its causes, to present a framework for action. ... See More +

World Development Report 22684 JAN 01, 2001

Kanbur, Ravi; Calvo, Christina Malmberg; Das Gupta, Monica; Grootaert, Christiaan; Kwakwa, Victoria; Lustig, Nora Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty (Arabic)

This report focuses on the dimensions of poverty, and how to create a better world, free of poverty. The analysis explores the nature, and evolution of poverty, and its causes, to present a framework for action. ... See More +

World Development Report 22684 JAN 01, 2001

Kanbur, Ravi; Calvo, Christina Malmberg; Das Gupta, Monica; Grootaert, Christiaan; Kwakwa, Victoria; Lustig, Nora Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty : Rapport sur le developpement dans le monde 2000/2001 : combattre la pauvrete (French)

This report focuses on the dimensions of poverty, and how to create a better world, free of poverty. The analysis explores the nature, and evolution of poverty, and its causes, to present a framework for action. ... See More +

World Development Report 22684 JAN 01, 2001

Kanbur, Ravi; Calvo, Christina Malmberg; Das Gupta, Monica; Grootaert, Christiaan; Kwakwa, Victoria; Lustig, Nora Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, English Disclosed

World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2000/2001 : lucha contra la pobreza (Spanish)

This report focuses on the dimensions of poverty, and how to create a better world, free of poverty. The analysis explores the nature, and evolution of poverty, and its causes, to present a framework for action. ... See More +

World Development Report 22684 JAN 01, 2001

Kanbur, Ravi; Calvo, Christina Malmberg; Das Gupta, Monica; Grootaert, Christiaan; Kwakwa, Victoria; Lustig, Nora Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty (Chinese)

This report focuses on the dimensions of poverty, and how to create a better world, free of poverty. The analysis explores the nature, and evolution of poverty, and its causes, to present a framework for action. ... See More +

World Development Report 22684 SEP 30, 2000

Kanbur, Ravi; Calvo, Christina Malmberg; Das Gupta, Monica; Grootaert, Christiaan; Kwakwa, Victoria; Lustig, Nora Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, English Disclosed

World development report 2000-2001 : attacking poverty - overview : World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty - overview (English)

Poor people live without fundamental freedoms of action and choice that the better-off take for granted. They often lack adequate food and shelter, education, and health. ... See More +

World Development Report 20888 SEP 30, 2000

Malmberg Calvo,Christina; Das Gupta,Monica; Grootaert,Christiaan N.; Kanbur,Ravi; Kwakwa,Victoria; Lustig,Nora-451471 Spanish, French, Khmer Disclosed

World development report 2000-2001 : attacking poverty - overview : World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty - overview (Khmer)

Poor people live without fundamental freedoms of action and choice that the better-off take for granted. They often lack adequate food and shelter, education, and health. ... See More +

World Development Report 20888 SEP 30, 2000

Malmberg Calvo,Christina; Das Gupta,Monica; Grootaert,Christiaan N.; Kanbur,Ravi; Kwakwa,Victoria; Lustig,Nora-451471 Spanish, French, English Disclosed

World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty (English)

This report focuses on the dimensions of poverty, and how to create a better world, free of poverty. The analysis explores the nature, and evolution of poverty, and its causes, to present a framework for action. ... See More +

World Development Report 22684 SEP 04, 2000

Kanbur, Ravi; Calvo, Christina Malmberg; Das Gupta, Monica; Grootaert, Christiaan; Kwakwa, Victoria; Lustig, Nora Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese Disclosed

World development report 2000-2001 : attacking poverty - overview : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2000-2001 : lucha contra la pobreza - panorama general (Spanish)

Poor people live without fundamental freedoms of action and choice that the better-off take for granted. They often lack adequate food and shelter, education, and health. ... See More +

World Development Report 20888 SEP 01, 2000

Malmberg Calvo,Christina; Das Gupta,Monica; Grootaert,Christiaan N.; Kanbur,Ravi; Kwakwa,Victoria; Lustig,Nora-451471 French, Khmer, English Disclosed

World development report 2000-2001 : attacking poverty - overview : Rapport sur le développement dans le monde 2000-2001 : combattre la pauvreté - abrégé (French)

Poor people live without fundamental freedoms of action and choice that the better-off take for granted. They often lack adequate food and shelter, education, and health. ... See More +

World Development Report 20888 SEP 01, 2000

Malmberg Calvo,Christina; Das Gupta,Monica; Grootaert,Christiaan N.; Kanbur,Ravi; Kwakwa,Victoria; Lustig,Nora-451471 Disclosed

Development outreach 2 (3) : street children in eastern Europe and Latin America - the World's poor what do they say? (English)

What our readers think: technology and education - the Trojan mouse, by Robert F. Tinker. Development news: news highlights on development issues from around the world. ... See More +

Newsletter 21720 JAN 01, 2000

Tinker, Robert F.; Lustig, Nora; Bebbington, Anthony; Bourguignon, Francois; Kraay, Aart; Bidani, Benu; Kharas, Homi; Manuelyan-Atinc, Tamar; Penton, Ronald; Harris, Bruce; Edwards, Michael; Aiyar,Swaminathan S.; Yoon, Kyung B.; Dollar, David Disclosed

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The distributional impact of taxes and transfers : evidence from eight low- and middle-income countries (English)
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The distributional impact of fiscal policy in South Africa (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 WPS7194 Policy Research Working Paper
A public expenditure review for Paraguay : the quest for optimal tax and expenditure policies for shared prosperity (English)
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NOV 25, 2013 78194 Public Expenditure Review
A public expenditure review for Paraguay (Vol. 2) : supplementary volume with selected background papers (English)
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NOV 25, 2013 78194 Public Expenditure Review
Deconstructing the decline in inequality in Latin America (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 WPS6552 Policy Research Working Paper
Declining inequality in Latin America in the 2000s : the cases of Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 WPS6248 Policy Research Working Paper
An evaluation of World Bank Research, 1998 - 2005 (English)
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SEP 24, 2006 86003 Working Paper
World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2001 22684 World Development Report Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, French, Chinese, English
World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty : Relatorio sobre o desenvolvimento mundial 2000/2001 : luta contra a pobreza (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2001 22684 World Development Report Spanish, Arabic, Russian, French, Chinese, English
World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2001 22684 World Development Report Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty : Rapport sur le developpement dans le monde 2000/2001 : combattre la pauvrete (French)
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JAN 01, 2001 22684 World Development Report Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, English
World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2000/2001 : lucha contra la pobreza (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2001 22684 World Development Report Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese, English
World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty (Chinese)
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SEP 30, 2000 22684 World Development Report Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, English
World development report 2000-2001 : attacking poverty - overview : World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty - overview (English)
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SEP 30, 2000 20888 World Development Report Spanish, French, Khmer
World development report 2000-2001 : attacking poverty - overview : World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty - overview (Khmer)
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SEP 30, 2000 20888 World Development Report Spanish, French, English
World development report 2000/2001 : attacking poverty (English)
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SEP 04, 2000 22684 World Development Report Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, French, Chinese
World development report 2000-2001 : attacking poverty - overview : Informe sobre el desarrollo mundial 2000-2001 : lucha contra la pobreza - panorama general (Spanish)
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SEP 01, 2000 20888 World Development Report French, Khmer, English
World development report 2000-2001 : attacking poverty - overview : Rapport sur le développement dans le monde 2000-2001 : combattre la pauvreté - abrégé (French)
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SEP 01, 2000 20888 World Development Report
Development outreach 2 (3) : street children in eastern Europe and Latin America - the World's poor what do they say? (English)
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JAN 01, 2000 21720 Newsletter