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MOZMOD work presented at the Mozambique Social Protection Week

The Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Action ( MGCAS ) organises a Social Protection theme week in Mozambique 21-27 November 2022. During the week, on 25 November, The Mozambican Ministry of Economy and Finance ( MEF ) with Internation Labour...

25 November 2022
Centro de Conferencias Joaquim Chissano, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Journal Article
Income distribution and the potential of redistributive systems in Africa: A decomposition approach

Redistributive systems in Africa are still in their infancy but are expanding in order to finance increasing public spending...

Tax-benefit microsimulation Tax-benefit policy Microsimulation
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Tanzania - TAZMOD v2.5

This report documents TAZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Tanzania. It describes the different tax–benefit policies in place, how the microsimulation model picks up these different provisions, and the database on which the model runs...

Tax Government revenue Government spending policy
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Uganda - UGAMOD v1.8

This report documents UGAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Uganda. It describes the different tax–benefit policies in place, how the microsimulation model picks up these different provisions, and the database on which the model runs...

Taxation Government revenue Government spending policy
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Viet Nam - VNMOD v2.3

This report documents VNMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Viet Nam. This work has been carried out by the Central Institute for Economic Management ( CIEM ) in collaboration with UNU-WIDER and SASPRI...

Tax benefits Microsimulation Viet Nam
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ghana - GHAMOD v2.5

This report documents GHAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Ghana. The report describes the different tax-benefit policies in place, how the microsimulation model picks up these different provisions, and the database on which the model runs...

Taxation Government revenue GHAMOD
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ethiopia - ETMOD v2.3

This report documents ETMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Ethiopia. Since 2020 the Ethiopian national team is based at the University of Insubria (Italy). It includes Adnan A...

Tax Government revenue Government spending policy
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Zambia - MicroZAMOD v2.12

This report documents MicroZAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Zambia. This work was carried out by Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis & Research ( ZIPAR ) in collaboration with the project partners...

Taxation Government revenue MicroZAMOD
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Mozambique - MOZMOD v2.9

This report documents MOZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Mozambique. It describes the different tax-benefit policies in place, how the microsimulation model picks up these different provisions, and the database on which the model runs...

Fiscal policy Revenues Taxation
Presentation
SOUTHMOD presented at the EU Commission's Joint Research Centre

UNU-WIDER Research Fellow Pia Rattenhuber presents SOUTHMOD tax-benefit microsimulation work at EU Commission's Joint Research Centre's ( JRC ) biweekly seminar series on 3 March 2022. The seminar is open to all European Commission staff and...

3 March 2022
Online, Brussels, Belgium
Past event
Journal Article
The impact of indirect tax on income distribution and poverty in Tanzania

This study analyses the impacts of indirect tax benefits policy reforms on income distribution and poverty in Tanzania by applying a standard static microsimulation model TAZMOD v1.8...

Income distribution SOUTHMOD Tax-benefit microsimulation
Blog
The pandemic and Africa's social safety net

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that African tax and social-benefit systems are currently ill-equipped to protect households from sudden income losses...

Tax-benefit microsimulation SOUTHMOD Sub-Saharan Africa
Blog
An African in Africa: New perspectives on travelling for research

Working for an international organisation presents a host of challenges, given the vast nature of tasks that one must surmount in a fast paced and changing environment...

Zambia Ghana Africa
Blog
Efforts to protect the poor during COVID: How five African countries fared

The number of people living in poverty around the world is estimated to have increased by half a billion people due to the COVID-19 crisis...

COVID-19 Sub-Saharan Africa Tax-benefit policy
Blog
From sub-Saharan Africa to Viet Nam and Ecuador, how one model is used to improve social protection

Are there enough tax payers to generate the revenue needed by governments to reduce poverty? How adequate are the social security arrangements that already exist?...

South Africa SOUTHMOD Tax-benefit microsimulation
Workshop
Fourth training on TAZMOD - a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Tanzania

As part of the SOUTHMOD project, the national team at University of Dar es Salaam in collaboration with UNU-WIDER, and Southern African Social Policy Research Insights ( SASPRI ) organizes a training event on the TAZMOD model. This fourth training...

30 November 20212 December 2021
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Past event
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