Pia Rattenhuber is a Research Fellow at UNU-WIDER. She has previously worked for OECD (Department of Labour and Social Affairs), the German Ministry of Economics and the German Institute of Economic Research (DIW Berlin). She attained her PhD from Free University Berlin. Her works focuses on social protection systems, taxation and tax-benefit microsimulation models.
WorkshopSecond training round on TAZMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Tanzania
This is the second training event on the TAZMOD model, which will provide participants with comprehensive training to use the tax-benefit microsimulation model effectively. It is targeted for existing and potential new users of the model at...
ConferenceRedistribución de ingreso y el rol de los impuestos y las transferencias monetarias en América Latina
El Instituto Mundial para la Investigación de Economía del Desarrollo de la Universidad de las Naciones Unidas (UNU-WIDER) junto con el equipo de EUROMOD del Instituto de Investigación Social y Económica (ISER) de la...
ConferenceIncome redistribution and the role of tax-benefit systems in Latin America
WorkshopSecond training round on ECUAMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Ecuador
This is the second training event on the ECUAMOD model, which will provide participants with comprehensive training to use the tax-benefit microsimulation model effectively. It is targeted for existing and potential new users of the model at...
WorkshopSecond training round on GHAMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Ghana
Project workshopWork-in-progress workshop: Tax-benefit microsimulation analysis
UNU-WIDER is organizing a project workshop to discuss research papers currently being written on tax-benefit microsimulation analysis under the SOUTHMOD – simulating tax and benefit policies for development project.
Project workshopSOUTHMOD workshop 2018
Under the SOUTHMOD – simulating tax and benefit policies for development project UNU-WIDER is organizing a workshop for project contributors. The workshop is an opportunity for representatives of the country teams from Ecuador, Ethiopia, Ghana...
WorkshopSecond training round on MOZMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Mozambique
This is the second training event on the MOZMOD model, which will provide participants with comprehensive training to use the tax-benefit microsimulation model effectively. It is targeted for existing and potential new users of the model at...
Policy seminarUNU-WIDER at the World Village Festival
UNU-WIDER, with other UN agencies and affiliates, is present at the World Village Festival 2018. The festival takes place 26-27 May 2018 in Helsinki, Finland.
Project workshopTraining event: Enhanced analysis with MicroZAMOD, a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Zambia
Working PaperA role for universal pension? Simulating universal pensions in Ecuador, Ghana, Tanzania, and South Africa
We use four novel, cross-country comparable tax-benefit microsimulation models for Ecuador, Ghana, Tanzania, and South Africa to evaluate ex ante the expansion of a universal old-age pension in a static setting...Old-age benefit Poverty SOUTHMOD
NewsUNU-WIDER expertise part of new UNU Sustainable Development Explorer Sustainable Development Goals United Nations University
Working PaperQuantifying the impacts of expanding social protection on efficiency and equity: Evidence from a behavioural microsimulation model for Ghana
A large informal sector is a challenge for developing countries building up social protection systems...Developing countries Social protection Taxation
ReportSOUTHMOD country report Ghana: GHAMOD v1.0
This report documents GHAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Ghana. This work was carried out by the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) and the University of Tampere in collaboration with the project partners...Tax Government revenue Government spending policy
BlogGHAMOD launch and training: A tax-benefit microsimulation model for Ghana
Better social protection coverage and greater benefits in developing countries would certainly be welcomed by many...Tax-benefit microsimulation GHAMOD SOUTHMOD
NewsGovernment officials and researchers in Ecuador gather for ECUAMOD training
How does raising income tax affect government revenue? What are the costs and benefits of implementing a state pension? Tax and benefit microsimulation is a useful technique for determining how policy changes affect the distribution of income and...Microsimulation modelling Ecuador