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SOUTHMOD country report Ghana - GHAMOD v2.0

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 Zambia - MicroZAMOD v2.4

This report documents MicroZAMOD, the SOUTHMOD micrososimulation model developed for Zambia...

Taxation Government revenue MicroZAMOD
Journal Article
Basic Old‐Age Protection in Latin America: Noncontributory Pensions, Coverage Expansion Strategies, and Aging Patterns across Countries

Part of Journal Special Issue Welfare and distributive effects of social assistance in the Global South

Equality Old age social pensions
Journal Article
Poverty dynamics and graduation from conditional cash transfers: A transition model for Mexico’s Progresa-Oportunidades-Prospera program

The effects of conditional cash transfers (CCTs) on poverty and well-being have been widely studied. However, there is limited knowledge on how a CCT should respond to the dynamics of poverty...

Panel analysis Poverty Measurement (Poverty)
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ghana - GHAMOD v1.3

View the latest GHAMOD country report here . This report documents GHAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Ghana...

Tax Government revenue GHAMOD
Blog
What should Mozambique do with the revenue from natural gas projects? (Part I)

At the beginning of this decade, large offshore natural gas fields were discovered in north-east Mozambique. Investment is now flowing into the country, and a boom in the natural gas sector is expected...

Extractives Mozambique Revenues
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ethiopia - ETMOD v1.0

This report documents ETMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Ethiopia...

Tax Government revenue Government spending policy
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ghana - GHAMOD v1.0

View the latest GHAMOD country report here . This report documents GHAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Ghana...

Tax Government revenue Government spending policy
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ecuador - ECUAMOD v1.0

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

Tax Government revenue Government spending policy
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Zambia - MicroZAMOD v1.0

View the latest MicroZAMOD country report here . This report documents MicroZAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Zambia...

Tax Government revenue Government spending policy
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Mozambique - MOZMOD v1.0

This report documents MOZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Mozambique. This work was carried out by the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Mozambique in collaboration with the project partners in the scope of the SOUTHMOD project...

Tax Government revenue Government spending policy
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Tanzania - TAZMOD v1.0

This report documents TAZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Tanzania. This work was carried out by University of Dar es Salaam in collaboration with the project partners in the scope of the SOUTHMOD project...

Tax Government revenue Government spending policy
Working Paper
Government intervention need for social security improvement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: A theoretical analysis using the principal–agent model

African populations need better support through social protection mechanisms...

Social security Pensions Contracts
Working Paper
The expansion of economic protection for older adults in Latin America: Key design features of non-contributory pensions

Over the past two decades, many Latin American countries have expanded the economic protection of older adults by developing non-contributory pensions or making eligibility rules more flexible...

Equality Old age social pensions
Working Paper
On the spread of social protection systems

This paper undertakes an empirical analysis of the adoption of various components of social security systems as well as contribution rates...

Panel analysis Social security Taxation
Blog
Five lessons from Martin Ravallion’s WIDER Annual Lecture: Direct interventions against poverty in poor places

On 23 March researchers, policy makers, and politicians gathered at the Stockholm School of Economics (or joined online via the webcast ) to hear Professor Martin Ravallion deliver WIDER Annual Lecture 20 and discuss its implications...

Equality and inequality Poverty Social security
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