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Balancing tax collection and equality: The case of value-added tax in South Africa

In a democratic system, taxation is a critical part of the social contract between the state and its citizens. The tax system can be used to help address the unacceptably high levels of poverty, inequality, and unemployment in South Africa...

value-added tax microsimulation Redistribution
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SOUTHMOD country report Ecuador - ECUAMOD v1.4

This report documents ECUAMOD, the SOUTHMOD micrososimulation model developed for Ecuador. This work was carried out by the ISER in collaboration with the Instituto de Altos Estudios Nacionales and UNU-WIDER...

taxes Benefits microsimulation
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
Research Brief
Financing the social cash transfer scale-up in Zambia: A tax-benefit microsimulation Economic inequality Poverty Social cash transfers
Journal Article
Policy Transparency in the Public Sector: The Case of Social Benefits in Tanzania

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

Transparency Social assistance community targeting
Journal Article
Quantifying the Impacts of Expanding Social Protection on Efficiency and Equity: Evidence from a Behavioral Microsimulation Model for Ghana

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

Developing countries Social protection Taxation
Working Paper
Financing the Zambia social cash transfer scale-up: A tax benefit microsimulation analysis based on MicroZAMOD

This paper assesses the effects on poverty and inequality of the alternative targeting approaches that Zambia’s Social Cash Transfer programme could take as its expansion continues during the period of the country’s Seventh National Devel...

Economic inequality Poverty Social cash transfers
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
Modelling value-added tax (VAT) in South Africa: Assessing the distributional impact of the recent increase in the VAT rate and options for redress through the benefits system

Using SAMOD, a tax-benefit microsimulation model for South Africa, this paper examines the joint distributional impact of the increase in the value-added tax (VAT) rate and increases in benefit amounts in 2018...

value-added tax microsimulation Redistribution
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
Tax-benefit microsimulation model in developing countries: A feasibility study for an extension of SOUTHMOD in Indonesia

This study aims to expand the use of tax-benefit microsimulation tools in Indonesia...

EUROMOD SOUTHMOD microsimulation
Working Paper
The distributional impact of tax and benefit systems in six African countries

This paper assesses the effects of public policies on income taxes and benefits in six African countries...

Tax-benefit microsimulation Poverty Income inequality
Working Paper
Unemployment insurance and income protection in Ecuador

This paper explores the role of the recently introduced unemployment insurance benefit ( seguro de desempleo ) in protecting incomes in case of unemployment in Ecuador...

Unemployment insurance Income protection microsimulation
Working Paper
Effects of an education reform on household poverty and inequality: A microsimulation analysis on the free Senior High School policy in Ghana

The level of income can be directly inferred from the level of education, making education an important variable as a key determinant of better livelihoods and poverty alleviation...

Education School reform microsimulation
Blog
Developing a microsimulation model for Mozambique – from inception to impact

The tax-benefit microsimulation model developed for Mozambique, MOZMOD, has proved to be valuable in analysing the impacts and budget implications of a new policy proposal in Mozambique...

microsimulation SOUTHMOD
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