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Presentation
SOUTHMOD presented at a UNU-WIDER conference

UNU-WIDER organized a two-day online conference on the impact of COVID-19 pandemic in Africa on 11-12 February 2021. The preliminary results of an ongoing SOUTHMOD study were presented on the second day of the conference. The conference Development...

12 February 2021
Online, Helsinki
Past event
Blog
Studying COVID-19 through the lens of microsimulation: The role of tax and benefit policies in alleviating poverty and inequality

As the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, developing nations are struggling to deliver economic assistance and public services to their citizens, under pressures of fiscal constraints and tax revenue losses...

Tax-benefit microsimulation Tax-benefit policy Individual poverty
Workshop
Fourth training on MOZMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Mozambique

This online workshop was the fourth training event on the MOZMOD model , organized by UNU-WIDER, the Southern African Social Policy Research Institute ( SASPRI ), Ministry of Economics and Finance, Mozambique , and ILO Mozambique . The participants...

3 August 20204 August 2020
Ministry of Economic and Finance, Julius Nyerere Avenue, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Working Paper
Tax–benefit microsimulation modelling in Zanzibar: A feasibility study

This working paper explores the feasibility of developing a tax and benefit microsimulation model in Zanzibar using the EUROMOD microsimulation software...

Tax Benefits Microsimulation
Project
SOUTHMOD - simulating tax and benefit policies for development Phase 2

Theme: Transforming states

SOUTHMOD Tax-benefit microsimulation Tax-benefit policy
Policy Brief
Social protection, government revenue and microsimulation in developing countries

Social protection has attracted increasing interest in developing countries in recent decades and policies have been initiated in all developing regions...

SOUTHMOD Microsimulation modelling Tax-benefit microsimulation
Project workshop
Ecuamod training Third training round on ECUAMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Ecuador
29 July 201931 July 2019
Instituto de Altos Estudios Nacionales, Av. Río Amazonas N37-271 and Villalengua, Quito, Ecuador
Past event
Project workshop
MOZMOD training Third training on MOZMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Mozambique
3 July 20195 July 2019
Ministry of Economic and Finance, Julius Nyerere Avenue, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Research Brief
The impact of tax-benefit systems in Africa Tax-benefit microsimulation Tax-benefit policy Microsimulation
Journal Article
Editorial - SOUTHMOD: Modelling Tax-benefit Systems in Developing Countries

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

SOUTHMOD Tax-benefit microsimulation Tax-benefit policy
Journal Special Issue
SOUTHMOD: Modelling Tax-benefit Systems in Developing Countries

Social protection has attracted increasing interest in developing countries in recent decades and policies have been initiated in all developing regions...

SOUTHMOD Microsimulation modelling Tax-benefit microsimulation
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
Microsimulation analysis of the impact of indirect tax benefits on income distribution and poverty alleviation in Tanzania: An application of TAZMOD

This paper analyses the impacts of indirect tax 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
Working Paper
Financial disincentives to formal work: Evidence from Ecuador and Colombia

The aim of this paper is to quantify the financial cost that informal workers would incur in the event of entering formality, accounting for potential earnings gains upon entry...

Formalization Informal sector Informality
Working Paper
Learning from the ʻbestʼ: The impact of tax-benefit systems in Africa

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

Tax-benefit microsimulation Tax-benefit policy Microsimulation
Working Paper
Assessing the quality of the income data used in SAMOD, a South African tax-benefit microsimulation model

In this paper we explore the income data in two surveys that underpin a South African tax-benefit microsimulation model...

Tax-benefit microsimulation Income distribution Data
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