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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
Presentation
SOUTHMOD research presented at the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth conference

The International Association for Research in Income and Wealth ( IARIW ), in collaboration with the Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics ( TNBS ), organizes a conference on Measuring Income, Wealth and Well-being in Sub-Saharan Africa on 11-13...

11 November 202213 November 2022
Arusha International Conference Centre, Arusha, Tanzania
Past event
Workshop
TAZMOD retreat

The fifth training event on TAZMOD , the tax-benefit microsimulation model for Tanzania, is organized as a five-day research retreat, intended to empower participants to use TAZMOD to answer their own policy questions. The retreat is composed of two...

7 November 202211 November 2022
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Past event
Workshop
GHAMOD retreat

In collaboration with the national GHAMOD team, Institute for Statistics, Social and Economic Research ( ISSER ) and UNU-WIDER organize a 5-day GHAMOD training event, a capacity development initiative allowing participants to get acquainted with the...

31 October 20224 November 2022
University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
Past event
Workshop
Second training on ETMOD

This event will provide potential users of the ETMOD tax-benefit model with comprehensive training. As well as providing an overview of the model, the event will include a number of examples. Attendees will leave with an appreciation of how to...

19 October 202221 October 2022
UNECA Conference Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Past event
Workshop
RWAMOD training

As part of the SOUTHMOD project, the national team at the Rwanda Revenue Authority ( RRA ), in collaboration with UNU-WIDER and SASPRI , are organizing an in-person training workshop for technical staff of the Rwandan government institutions on...

18 October 202220 October 2022
Kigali, Rwanda
Past event
Workshop
UGAMOD retreat

The third training event on UGAMOD , the tax-benefit microsimulation model for Uganda, is organized as a five-day research retreat, intended to empower participants to use UGAMOD to answer their own policy questions. The retreat is composed of two...

10 October 202214 October 2022
URA training centre, Kampala, Uganda
Past event
Blog
Lives can be improved when policymakers and researchers collaborate
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My motivation for doing economics research comes from the wish to see every human being have their basic needs met and enjoy their life. My interest is in public economics...

Public economics Tax policy Tax-benefit microsimulation
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
Workshop
VNMOD retreat

The fourth training event on VNMOD , the tax-benefit microsimulation model for Viet Nam, is organized as a five-day research retreat, intended to empower participants to use VNMOD to answer their own policy questions. The retreat is composed of two...

25 July 202229 July 2022
CIEM, 68 Phan Dinh Phung Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Past event
Project workshop
2022 SOUTHMOD workshop

On 18-19 July 2022, 35 participants from six different time zones and eleven different countries gather for a two-day virtual SOUTHMOD workshop to exchange experiences and knowledge on tax-benefit microsimulation modeling in developing countries...

18 July 202219 July 2022
Online, Finland
Past event
Presentation
SOUTHMOD presented at Tampere University

The Global Health and Social Policy research unit of Tampere university organized an in person The Futures of Global Social Policy Workshop on 30 May 2022. UNU-WIDER Research Associate Jesse Lastunen and Research Assistant Enrico Nichelatti...

30 May 2022
Tampere, Finland
Past event
Working Paper
Tax-benefit microsimulation model in Rwanda: A feasibility study

This paper assesses the feasibility of developing a tax and benefit microsimulation model in Rwanda...

Tax-benefit microsimulation Revenue Microsimulation
Workshop
MicroZAMOD retreat
23 May 202227 May 2022
Protea Hotel Livingstone, Livingstone, Zambia
Past event
Presentation
MicroZAMOD work presented at a social protection conference

The Southern African Social Protection Experts Network (SASPEN) conference ' Social protection at a crossroads: Between COVID-19 and the SDGs - Southern African perspectives ' is organized 9-12 May 2022. MicroZAMOD team member Miselo Bwalya...

10 May 2022
Johannesburg, South Africa
Past event
Workshop
Fifth training round on ECUAMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Ecuador

As part of the SOUTHMOD project , the national team at FLACSO in collaboration with UNU-WIDER and University of Essex organizes the fifth training event on the ECUAMOD model , which will provide participants with comprehensive training to use the...

9 May 202212 May 2022
Quito, Ecuador
Past event
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