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

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

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

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

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

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

CEQ WP 61 The Sustainable Development Goals, Domestic Resource Mobilization and the Poor
December 2016; REVISED July 2017

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

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

CEQ WP 73 The Rise and Future of Progressive Redistribution
October 2017

CEQ WP 78 Redistribution via VAT and Cash Transfers: An Assessment in Four Low and Middle Income Countries
March 2018

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
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