Africa



WORKING PAPER 29
Inchauste, Gabriela, Nora Lustig, Mashekwa Maboshe, Catriona Purfield, and Ingrid Woolard. 2017. “The Distributional Impact of Fiscal Policy in South Africa.” CEQ Working Paper 29, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, REVISED May.

WORKING PAPER 31
Lustig, Nora. 2016. “Inequality and Fiscal Redistribution in Middle Income Countries: Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Indonesia, Mexico, Peru and South Africa.” Journal of Globalization and Development 7(1): 17–60.

Earlier Version:

Lustig, Nora. 2015. “Inequality and Fiscal Redistribution in Middle Income Countries: Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Indonesia, Mexico, Peru and South Africa.” CEQ Working Paper 31, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, July.


WORKING PAPER 34
James Alm. 2015.“Analyzing and Reforming Tunisia’s Tax System.”CEQ Working Paper 34, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, May.


WORKING PAPER 35
Younger, Stephen, Eric Osei-Assibey, and Felix Oppong. 2017. “Fiscal Incidence in Ghana.” Review of Development Economics 21(4): e47-e66.

Earlier Version: 
Younger, Stephen, Eric Osei-Assibey, and Felix Oppong. 2015.“Fiscal Incidence in Ghana.” CEQ Working Paper 35, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University, Ithaca College, University of Ghana and the World Bank, December.

WORKING PAPER 36
Younger, Stephen, Flora Myamba, and Kenneth Mdadila. 2016.“Fiscal Incidence in Tanzania.” African Development Review 28(3): 264-276.

Earlier Version:

Younger, Stephen, Flora Myamba, and Kenneth Mdadila. 2016. “Fiscal Incidence in Tanzania.” CEQ Working Paper 36, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University, Ithaca College and REPOA, January.

WORKING PAPER 38
Shimeles, Abebe, Ahmed Moummi, Nizar Jouini and Nora Lustig. “Fiscal Policy, Income Redistribution and Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Tunisia.” Review of Income and Wealth 64: S225-S248.

Earlier Version:

Shimeles, Abebe, Ahmed Moummi, Nizar Jouini and Nora Lustig. 2017. “Fiscal Policy, Income Redistribution and Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Tunisia.” CEQ Working Paper 38, Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University, REVISED June.

WORKING PAPER 41
Hill, Ruth, Gabriela Inchauste, Nora Lustig, Eyasu Tsehaye, and Tassew Woldehanna. 2017. “A Fiscal Incidence Analysis for Ethiopia.” CEQ Working Paper 41, Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University, and the World Bank, April.

Published:
Hill, Ruth, Gabriela Inchauste, Nora Lustig, Eyasu Tsehaye, and Tassew Woldehanna. 2017. “Fiscal Incidence Analysis for Ethiopia,” in The Distributional Impact of Taxes and Transfers. Evidence from Eight Low-and Middle-Income Countries, edited by Gabriela Inchauste and Nora Lustig (Washington: World Bank).

WORKING PAPER 42
Cancho, Cesar, and Elena Bondarenko. 2017. “The Distributional Impact of Fiscal Policy in Georgia.”CEQ Working Paper 42, Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University, and the World Bank, May.


WORKING PAPER 44
Alam, Shamma, and Umar Serajuddin. 2017. “The Distributional Impact of Fiscal Policy in Jordan.” CEQ Working Paper 44, Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University, and the World Bank, May.


WORKING PAPER 53
Jellema, Jon, Nora Lustig, Astrid Haas and Sebastian Wolf. 2017.“The Impact of Taxes, Transfers, and Subsidies on Inequality and Poverty in Uganda.”CEQ Working Paper 53, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, REVISED June.


WORKING PAPER 54
Lustig, Nora. 2017. “Fiscal Policy, Income Redistribution and Poverty Reduction in Low and Middle Income Countries.”REVISED CEQ Working Paper 54, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, June.


WORKING PAPER 55

Younger, Stephen. 2017. “The Impact of Reforming Energy Subsidies, Cash Transfers, and Taxes on Inequality and Poverty in Ghana and Tanzania.” CEQ Working Paper 55, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, REVISED, June.


WORKING PAPER 66
Barofsky, Jeremey, Stephen Younger. 2019. “The Effect of Government Health Expenditure on the Income Distribution: A Comparison of Valuation Methods in Ghana.” CEQ Working Paper 66, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, June.


WORKING PAPER 78
Phillips, David, Ross Warwick, Maya Goldman, Karolina Goraus, Gabriela Inchauste, Tom Harris, and Jon Jellema. 2018. “Redistribution via VAT and Cash Transfers: An Assessment in Four Low and Middle Income Countries.” CEQ Working Paper 78, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, Institute of Fiscal Studies and World Bank, March.


WORKING PAPER 81
Cuesta Jose, Jon Jellema, Yekaterina Chzhen, and Lucia Ferrone. 2018. “Commitment to Equity for Children, CEQ4C: Fiscal Policy, Multidimensional Poverty, and Equity in Uganda.” CEQ Working Paper 81, CEQ Institute, Tulane University and UNICEF, April.


WORKING PAPER 85
Lustig, Nora, Jon Jellema, and Valentina Martinez Pabon. 2019. “Leaving No One Behind: Can Tax-funded Transfer Programs Provide Income Floors in Sub-Saharan Africa?” CEQ Working Paper 85, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, September.


WORKING PAPER 86
Jellema, Jon, Nora Lustig and Valentina Martinez Pabon. 2019. “Are Income Floors viable in Sub-Saharan Africa?” CEQ Working Paper 86, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, December.


WORKING PAPER 88
Sergio Urzua. 2019.“Redistribution Through Education: The Value of Public Education Spending.” CEQ Working Paper 88, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, June.


 
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. 

Event Page
Video Recording
Publication Page
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?

“Benin: Selected Issues Paper”
Prepared by a team led by Norbert Toé and comprised of

Aissatou Diallo, Karim Barhoumi, Shirin Nikaein Towfighian,
and Rodolfo Maino.
International Monetary Fund: Country Report No. 18/2
January 2018

“Cameroon: Selected Issues Paper”

Prepared by Mamadou Barry, Chuling Chen, Kadima Kalonji (all
AFR); Moussé Sow (FAD); Margaux MacDonald (RES); Du Prince
Tchakoté (IMF, local office); and Jon Jellema (Commitment to
Equity Institute); with inputs from Maya Goldman (Commitment
to Equity Institute) and the World Bank.
International Monetary Fund: Country Report No. 18/256
August 2018

Union of Comoros – Comoros Poverty Assessment(Please see CEQ Assessment in Chapter VI.)
World Bank GPV01
April 2017

Impact of Fiscal Policy on Inequality and Poverty in the Arab Republic of Egypt
World Bank Group
April 2019

“Kingdom of Swaziland : 2017 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Kingdom of Swaziland”
International Monetary Fund: Country Report No. 17/274
September 2017

World BankPoverty Global Practice
Ethiopia Poverty Assessment 2014
January 2015
Read “Chapter 5: A Fiscal Incidence Analysis for Ethiopia” for the results of the CEQ Ethiopia assessment.

Fiscal Policy Inequality and Poverty – A CEQ Assessment for Ghana
Stephen D. Younger, Eric Osei-Assibey, Felix Oppong
October 2015

Incidence of Fiscal Policies on Poverty and Inequality in Guinea
The World Bank Group
May 2019

Fiscal Incidence Analysis for Kenya: Using the Kenya Integrated Household Budget Survey 2015/16
World Bank Group
May 2018

Kenya Economic Update – In Search of a Fiscal Space – Government Spending and Taxation: Who Benefits?

World Bank Group
October 2018

The Redistributive Effects of Fiscal Policy in Mali and Niger
The World Bank Group
June 2019

“2016 Article IV Consultation—Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Namibia.”
International Monetary Fund: Country Report No. 16/373

December 2016

“Does Fiscal Policy Benefit the Poor and Reduce Inequality in Namibia?”
World Bank
June 2017 

“Nigeria: Selected Issues Paper”
International Monetary Fund: Country Report No. 18/64
March 2018

Nigeria: 2018 Article IV Consultation – Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Nigeria
March 2018

“Revisiting the impact of direct taxes and transfers on poverty and inequality in South Africa.”
Maboshe, Mashekwa and Ingrid Woolard
UNU-WIDER Working Paper 2018/79
August 2018

“The Incidence of Fiscal Policy in Tanzania”
Presentation at Kilimanjaro Hotel, Dar es Salaam
Stephen D. Younger, Flora Myamba, Kenneth Mdadila
January 2016

“Togo: Selected Issues Paper”
International Monetary Fund: Country Report No. 17/128
May 2017

“OECD Development Policy Paper: Analyse de l’impact des politiques fiscales et de protection sociale sur les inégalités et la pauvreté au Togo”
September 2018

Impact of Fiscal Policy on Poverty and Inequality in Uganda – Fiscal Incidence Analysis Using the UNHS 2016/17
Policy Research Working Paper 9051
The World Bank Group
October 2019

“Zambia: Selected Issues Paper”
International Monetary Fund: Country Report No. 17/328
October 2017