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Working Paper
Inequality and fiscal redistribution in Mexico: 1992–2015

This paper uses income and expenditure surveys from 1992 to 2014 and public tax and spending accounts to estimate the redistributive impact of Mexico’s fiscal system over this period...

Fiscal incidence Taxation Social spending
Working Paper
Poverty and wellbeing impacts of microfinance: What do we know?

Over the last 35 years, microfinance has been generally regarded as an effective policy tool in the fight against poverty. Yet, the question of whether access to credit leads to poverty reduction and improved wellbeing remains open...

Microfinance Poverty Well being
Working Paper
The resettlement of Vietnamese refugees across Canada over three decades

Welcoming 60,000 Southeast Asian refugees in the 1979–80 period has become a celebrated part of Canada’s history, but the eventual integration of these refugees into Canadian society has received insufficient attention...

Canada Earnings Economic integration
Annual Lecture
Interventions against poverty in poor places Poverty Social protection Cash-transfers
Working Paper
On the poverty–growth elasticity

Poverty–growth elasticities are frequently calculated to provide insight into the inclusiveness of the growth process...

Poverty Growth Elasticity
Book Chapter
Argentina

From the book: Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Economic growth Income distribution Labor market
Book Chapter
Bolivia

From the book: Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Economic growth Income distribution Labor market
Book Chapter
Brazil

From the book: Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Economic development Income distribution Labor market
Book Chapter
Chile

From the book: Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Economic growth Income distribution Labor market
Book Chapter
Colombia

From the book: Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Economic growth Income distribution Labor market
Book Chapter
Costa Rica

From the book: Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Economic growth Income distribution Labor market
Book Chapter
Dominican Republic

From the book: Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Economic growth Income distribution Labor market
Book Chapter
Ecuador

From the book: Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Economic growth Income distribution Labor market
Book Chapter
El Salvador

From the book: Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Economic growth Income distribution Labor market
Book Chapter
Honduras

From the book: Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Economic growth Income distribution Labor market
Book Chapter
Mexico

From the book: Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Latin America

Income distribution Labor market Poverty
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