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The political economy of ‘linked’ progressive taxation in Africa and Latin America

One key element in the reduction of poverty and (in Latin America) inequality has been the achievement of greater fiscal equity; we analyse one key part of this process, which is the earmarking of portions of tax revenue to be spent on progressive pu...

Taxation Public expenditure Political economy
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The New Policy Model, Inequality and Poverty in Latin America: Evidence from the Last Decade and Prospects for the Future

Latin America has been traditionally a continent of high inequality, in both income and wealth, fundamentally reflecting a skewed distribution of productive assets. High social stratification benefits the personal wealth, power and status of...

Inequality Poverty Latin America
The Income Distribution in Latin America (IDLA) Dataset

The dataset on Income Distribution in Latin America (IDLA) has been developed in the context of the UNU – WIDER’s Research Project on “The New Policy Model, Inequality and Poverty in Latin America: Evidence from the Last Decade and Prospects for the...

Latin America Income distribution Inequality
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TWFR Article: Falling Inequality in Latin America - Policy Changes and lessons

The World Financial Review featured the article Inequality Trends and Their Determinants: Latin America over the Period 1990–2010 based on the UNU-WIDER research project The New Policy Model, Inequality and Poverty in Latin America: Evidence from...

Inequality Financial crisis Economic growth
Project
The growth-employment-poverty nexus in Latin America in the 2000s

Theme: Transformation

Latin America in the 2000s witnessed an unprecedented period of growth with poverty and inequality reduction. Latin America also suffered from the economic crises in Europe and the United States from 2007/08 onwards. The questions asked in this...

Economic growth Economic development Labour market
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Falling inequality in Latin America – evidence from the last decade and prospects for the future

Theme: 2010-11

Economic Policy and Good Governance Economic crisis Poverty
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