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Exploring options for a universal old age pension in Tanzania Mainland

The provision of a universal old age pension is increasingly recognized as an important instrument for strengthening and extending social protection...

microsimulation Old age public pensions
Working Paper
An analysis of the distributional impact of excise duty in Uganda using a tax-benefit microsimulation model

The distributional analysis of consumption taxes is useful for establishing the welfare impact of tax policy. This paper uses the UGAMOD microsimulation model to establish the tax incidence and welfare impact of excise duty in Uganda...

excise duty microsimulation Poverty
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ecuador - ECUAMOD v1.5

This report documents ECUAMOD, the SOUTHMOD micrososimulation model developed for Ecuador...

taxes Benefits microsimulation
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
Journal Article
The National Care System in Uruguay: Who Benefits and Who Pays?

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

Childcare Elderly care Redistribution
Research Brief
Education reform: Poverty and inequality in Ghana Education School reform microsimulation
Research Brief
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
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ecuador - ECUAMOD v1.4

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

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
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