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Seminar
Olivier Bargain on intra-household allocation and individual poverty
28 August 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
In the media
Inequality expert for SA-TIED hosted on South African national news channel eNCA Poverty Class Inequality
Book Chapter
South Asia

From the book: Asian Transformations

Growth Poverty Inequality
Book Chapter
Vietnam

From the book: Asian Transformations

Growth Poverty Inequality
Book Chapter
Indonesia

From the book: Asian Transformations

Governance Poverty Pro-poor
Book Chapter
China

From the book: Asian Transformations

Transitional economies Economic growth Poverty
Research Brief
Balancing tax collection and equality: The case of value-added tax in South Africa

In a democratic system, taxation is a critical part of the social contract between the state and its citizens. The tax system can be used to help address the unacceptably high levels of poverty, inequality, and unemployment in South Africa...

value-added tax microsimulation Redistribution
Blog
Poverty measurements for policy makers

In order to reduce poverty you must be able to measure it...

Poverty Measurement (Poverty) Multidimensional poverty measurement
Research Brief
The impact of tax-benefit systems in Africa Tax-benefit microsimulation tax-benefit policy microsimulation
Research Brief
Inequality in rural India: Are non-farm jobs the driver or a brake? Income inequality non-farm employment Poverty
Working Paper
How do human rights violations affect poverty and income distribution?

The goal of this paper is to examine the impact of human rights on income distribution and poverty by exploring how both aid and trade can influence poverty and income distribution through human rights...

Global Human rights Income inequality
Research Brief
Financing the social cash transfer scale-up in Zambia: A tax-benefit microsimulation Economic inequality Poverty Social cash transfers
Journal Article
A Role for Universal Pension?: Simulating Universal Pensions in Ecuador, Ghana, Tanzania and South Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue SOUTHMOD: Modelling Tax-benefit Systems in Developing Countries

Old-age benefit Poverty SOUTHMOD
Working Paper
The distributional impact of structural transformation in rural India: Model-based simulation and case-study evidence

The North Indian village of Palanpur has been the subject of close study over a period of six decades from 1957/8 to 2015. Himanshu et al...

Income inequality non-farm employment Poverty
Seminar
Vincenzo Salvucci presents at the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique 2019 seminar series

Vincenzo Salvucci, a researcher from the University of Copenhagen, will present a seminar on 13 March 2019 at the Eduardo Mondlane University in Maputo. The seminar is titled Vulnerabilidade às Calamidades Naturais: Avaliação do...

13 March 2019
Faculty of Economics, Postgraduate Room, the Eduardo Mondlane University, Main Campus, Av. Julius Nyerere nr. 3453, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Working Paper
Financing the Zambia social cash transfer scale-up: A tax benefit microsimulation analysis based on MicroZAMOD

This paper assesses the effects on poverty and inequality of the alternative targeting approaches that Zambia’s Social Cash Transfer programme could take as its expansion continues during the period of the country’s Seventh National Devel...

Economic inequality Poverty Social cash transfers
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