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Cross-country Studies

CEQ WP 3 The Impact of Taxes and Social Spending on Inequality and Poverty in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico and Peru: A Synthesis of Results. 
August 2012
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CEQ WP 13 The Impact of Taxes and Social Spending on Inequality and Poverty in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay: An Overview
April 2013; Revised August 2013
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CEQ WP 13 El Impacto del Sistema Tributario y del Gasto Social sobre la Desigualdad y la Pobreza en Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, México, Perú y Uruguay: un Panorama General
August 2013; Revised October 2014
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CEQ WP 15 Tax Reform in Latin America: A long term assessment
April 2013
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CEQ WP 16 Comparing the Incidence of Taxes and Social Spending in Brazil and the United States
PUBLISHED in Review of Income and Wealth
November 2013
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CEQ WP 17 Gasto Social, redistribución del ingreso y reducción de la pobreza en México: evolución y comparación con Argentina, Brasil y Uruguay
March 2014
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CEQ WP 22 Fiscal policy and ethno-racial inequality in Bolivia, Brazil, Guatemala and Uruguay
January 2015
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CEQ WP 30 The Redistributive Impact of Government Spending on Education and Health: Evidence from Thirteen Developing Countries in the Commitment to Equity Project
March 2015
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CEQ WP 31 Inequality and Fiscal Redistribution in Middle Income Countries: Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Indonesia, Mexico, Peru and South Africa
PUBLISHED in the Journal of Globalization and Development
October 2015
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CEQ WP 32 El impacto de los impuestos y las transferencias en la pobreza y la desigualdad rural-urbana en Bolivia, Brasil, Guatemala, México y Perú
September 2015
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CEQ WP 37 El impacto del sistema tributuario y el gasto social en la distribución del ingreso y la pobreza en América Latina:Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuadro, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, México, Perú Y Uruguay
May 2016
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CEQ WP 54 Fiscal Policy, Income Redistribution and Poverty Reduction in Low and Middle Income Countries
January 2017; REVISED June 2017
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CEQ WP 55 The Impact of Reforming Energy Subsidies, Cash Transfers, and Taxes on Inequality and Poverty in Ghana and Tanzania
November 2016; REVISED June 2017
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CEQ WP 61 The Sustainable Development Goals, Domestic Resource Mobilization and the Poor
December 2016; REVISED July 2017
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CEQ WP 62 El impacto del sistema tributario y el gasto social en la distribucion del ingreso y la pobreza en America Latina. Una aplicacion del marco metodologico del proyecto Compromiso con la Equidad (CEQ)
PUBLISHED in El Trimestre Economico
February 2017; REVISED July 2017
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CEQ WP 72 On the Middle 70%. The Impact of Fiscal Policy on the Emerging Middle Class in Latin America Using Commitment To Equity
August 2017
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CEQ WP 73 The Rise and Future of Progressive Redistribution
October 2017
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CEQ WP 78 Redistribution via VAT and Cash Transfers: An Assessment in Four Low and Middle Income Countries
March 2018
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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?”