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Fifth training round on ECUAMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Ecuador

As part of the SOUTHMOD project , the national team at FLACSO in collaboration with UNU-WIDER, Instituto de Altos Estudios Nacionales ( IAEN ) and University of Essex organizes the fifth training event on the ECUAMOD model , which will provide...

9 May 202212 May 2022
Quito, Ecuador
Past event
Working Paper
Female labour supply and informal employment in Ecuador

Low- and middle-income countries face a trade-off between raising tax revenue to strengthen social protection and creating incentives for the population to enter formal employment...

Labour supply Informal work Tax-benefit policy
Technical Note
Discrete choice modelling of labour supply and informal employment using ECUAMOD

This technical note presents one of the modelling approaches used in Jara and Rattenhuber (2022) to estimate formal employment elasticities, namely the estimation of a discrete choice model of labour supply with informal employment...

Labour supply Informal Employment
Journal Article
The role of automatic stabilizers and emergency tax–beneft policies during the COVID‑19 pandemic: Evidence from Ecuador

THIS ARTICLE IS ON EARLY VIEW | By combining household survey data before and during the COVID-19 pandemic with detailed tax-benefit simulations, this paper quantifies the distributional effects of COVID-19 in Ecuador and the role of tax-benefit poli...

COVID-19 Microsimulation Poverty
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ecuador - ECUAMOD v2.0

This report documents ECUAMOD, the SOUTHMOD micrososimulation model developed for Ecuador...

Taxes Benefits Microsimulation
Working Paper
What explains the gender gap in top incomes in developing countries?: Evidence from Ecuador

Based on tax records data from Ecuador, we analyse gender differences in top income groups from 2008 to 2017...

Top incomes Gender inequality Tax data
Workshop
Fourth training round on ECUAMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Ecuador
26 April 202130 April 2021
Online, Quito, Ecuador
Past event
Blog
Ecuador’s social protection system failed during the pandemic: It needs a rethink

Household incomes in Ecuador were badly hit by the pandemic, despite the government’s emergency grant to families...

COVID-19 Microsimulation Poverty
Research Brief
The role of tax and benefit policies during the COVID-19 pandemic in Ecuador COVID-19 Microsimulation Poverty
Working Paper
The role of automatic stabilizers and emergency tax–benefit policies during the COVID-19 pandemic in Ecuador

This paper makes use of tax–benefit microsimulation techniques to quantify the distributional effects of COVID-19 in Ecuador and the role of tax–benefit policies in mitigating the immediate impact of the economic shocks...

COVID-19 Microsimulation Poverty
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ecuador - ECUAMOD v1.5

View the latest ECUAMOD country report here . This report documents ECUAMOD, the SOUTHMOD micrososimulation model developed for Ecuador...

Taxes Benefits Microsimulation
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ecuador - ECUAMOD v1.4

View the latest ECUAMOD country report here . This report documents ECUAMOD, the SOUTHMOD micrososimulation model developed for Ecuador...

Taxes Benefits Microsimulation
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ecuador - ECUAMOD v1.2

View the latest ECUAMOD country report here . This report documents ECUAMOD, the SOUTHMOD micrososimulation model developed for Ecuador...

Taxes Benefits Microsimulation
Working Paper
Tax-benefit microsimulation and income redistribution in Ecuador

The aim of this paper is to explore the redistributive effects of taxes and benefits in Ecuador using two different approaches: direct use of reported taxes and benefits in household survey data, and use of simulated taxes and benefits obtained from ...

Taxes Benefits Microsimulation
News
Government officials and researchers in Ecuador gather for ECUAMOD training

How does raising income tax affect government revenue? What are the costs and benefits of implementing a state pension? Tax and benefit microsimulation is a useful technique for determining how policy changes affect the distribution of income and...

Microsimulation modelling Ecuador
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