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.
BlogStudying COVID-19 through the lens of microsimulation: The role of tax and benefit policies in alleviating poverty and inequality
As the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, developing nations are struggling to deliver economic assistance and public services to their citizens, under pressures of fiscal constraints and tax revenue losses...Tax-benefit microsimulation tax-benefit policy Individual poverty
PresentationSOUTHMOD presented at the ATAF Research webinar series
African Tax Administration Forum ( ATAF ) and the African Tax Research Network ( ATRN ) in conjunction with the University of Pretoria ( UP ) and the University of Witwatersrand ( WITS ) are organizing a Research webinar series on 25-26 November...
ReportSOUTHMOD country report Ghana - GHAMOD v2.0
This report documents GHAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Ghana. The report describes the different tax-benefit policies in place, how the microsimulation model picks up these different provisions, and the database on which the model runs...Taxation Government revenue GHAMOD
Project workshop2020 SOUTHMOD workshop
ProjectSOUTHMOD - simulating tax and benefit policies for development Phase 2
Theme: Transforming statesSOUTHMOD Tax-benefit microsimulation tax-benefit policy
Project workshop2019 SOUTHMOD workshop
PresentationWIDER research and impact – introducing the Estonian School of Diplomacy to the work of UNU-WIDER
ReportSOUTHMOD country report Ghana - GHAMOD v1.3
View the latest GHAMOD country report here . This report documents GHAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Ghana...Tax Government revenue GHAMOD
Journal ArticleQuantifying 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 CountriesDeveloping countries Social protection Taxation
Journal ArticleA Role for Universal Pension?: Simulating Universal Pensions in Ecuador, Ghana, Tanzania and South Africa
Part of Journal Special Issue SOUTHMOD: Modelling Tax-benefit Systems in Developing CountriesOld-age benefit Poverty SOUTHMOD
Project workshopUsing administrative tax data for research in Uganda: meeting of project collaborators
The workshop brought together around 20 participants, including researchers and staff members from the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), UNU-WIDER, the Southern African Social Policy Research Institute (SASPRI), and the University of Makerere to...
WorkshopSecond training on TAZMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Tanzania
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...