Asia



WORKING PAPER 54
Nora Lustig. 2017. “Fiscal Policy, Income Redistribution and Poverty Reduction in Low and Middle Income Countries.” Working Paper 54, Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University, January.

WORKING PAPER 63
Arunatilake Nisha, Gabriela Inchauste and Nora Lustig. 2017. “The Incidence of Taxes and Spending in Sri Lanka.” Working Paper 63, Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University, May.

WORKING PAPER 93
Lustig, Nora and Yang Wang. 2020. “The Impact of Taxes and Transfers on Income Inequality, Poverty, and the Urban-Rural and Regional Income Gaps in China.” CEQ Working Paper 93, Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University, July.



The Distributional Impact of Taxes and Transfers: Evidence from Eight Low & Middle Income Countries.
Edited by Gabriela Inchauste and Nora Lustig, 2017, Washington DC: World Bank. 

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World Bank Video: How Tax and Spending Policies Can Reduce Poverty and Inequality

Blog Post: World Bank – Let’s Talk Development: “How do taxes and transfers impact poverty and inequality in developing countries?”

Mongolia: Distributional Impact of Taxes and Transfers
The World Bank Group
November 2018


Vietnam – Systematic Country Diagnostic 2016: Sustaining Success – Priorities for Inclusive and Sustainable Growth
The World Bank Group
2016