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Fiscal redistribution
Working Paper
The effect of fiscal drag on income distribution and work incentives: A microsimulation analysis on selected African countries

Although the effect of fiscal drag is well studied in the industrialized world, empirical evidence from developing economies remains limited...

Inflation Income tax Fiscal drag
Book Chapter
Mexico: Labour markets and fiscal redistribution 1989–2014

From the book: Inequality in the Developing World

Labour income Inequality Top incomes
Book Chapter
Brazil: What are the main drivers of income distribution changes in the new millennium?

From the book: Inequality in the Developing World

Income inequality Fiscal redistribution Top incomes
Policy Brief
Inequality in Brazil: Inclusive growth trend of this millennium is over

After three decades of persistently high inequality, Brazil has been experiencing a downward trend since 2001, accompanied by a rise in household incomes. These trends lasted until 2014 when a major reversal took place on both fronts...

Income inequality Fiscal redistribution Household income
Policy Brief
Inequality in Mexico: On the rise again

Since 1989, inequality in Mexico has risen, declined, and risen again. The evolution of labour income inequality is at the core of this pattern...

Labour income Inequality Top incomes
Working Paper
Inequality in Mexico: Labour markets and fiscal redistribution 1989–2014

Income inequality in Mexico increased between 1989 and 1994; between 1994 and 2006, inequality declined; and, between 2006 and 2014, inequality was again on the rise...

Labour income Inequality Top incomes
Working Paper
What are the main drivers of Brazilian income distribution changes in the new millennium?

After three decades of persistently high income inequality, from 2001 Brazil experienced a downward inequality trend followed by rising household income growth. Both movements lasted until 2015...

Income inequality Fiscal redistribution Top incomes
Working Paper
Fiscal redistribution in Brazil: Dynamic microsimulation, 2003–15

This paper assesses causes and consequences of fiscal redistribution in Brazil...

Redistribution Fiscal redistribution Income inequality
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