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WORKING PAPER 3

Lustig, Nora and George Gray Molina, Sean Higgins, Miguel Jaramillo, Wilson Jiménez, Veronica Paz, Claudiney Pereira, Carola Pessino, John Scott, and Ernesto Yañez. 2012. “The Impact of Taxes and Social Spending on Inequality and Poverty in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico and Peru: A Synthesis of Results.” CEQ Working Paper 3, CEQ Institute, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue. August.


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Jaramillo, Miguel. (2013, July). The Incidence of Social Spending and Taxes in PeruPublic Finance Review 42(3), 391-412.

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Jaramillo Baanante, Miguel. 2013. “The Incidence of Social Spending and Taxes in Peru.” CEQ Working Paper 9, CEQ Institute, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue. REVISED May. 

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WORKING PAPER 10
Bucheli, Marisa and Nora Lustig, Máximo Rossi and Florencia Amábile. Social Spending, Taxes, and Income Redistribution in UruguayPublic Finance Review 42 (3) 413-433.

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Bucheli, Marisa and Nora Lustig, Máximo Rossi and Florencia Amábile. 2013. “Social Spending, Taxes, and Income Redistribution in Uruguay.” CEQ Working Paper 10, CEQ Institute, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue. REVISED July.

WORKING PAPER 13 English
Lustig, Nora, Pessino, Carola, & Scott, John. (2013, November). The Impact of Taxes and Social Spending on Inequality and Poverty in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay: Introduction to the Special IssuePublic Finance Review 42(3), 287-303.

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Lustig, Nora, and Carola Pessino and John Scott. 2013. “The Impact of Taxes and Social Spending on Inequality and Poverty in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay: An Overview.” CEQ Working Paper 13, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, REVISED August.

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WORKING PAPER 13 Español
Lustig, Nora, and Carola Pessino and John Scott. 2014. “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.” CEQ Working Paper 13, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, October.

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WORKING PAPER 15
Tanzi, Vito. 2013.“Tax Reform in Latin America: A long term assessment.” CEQ Working Paper 15, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, April.

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Higgins, Sean, Nora Lustig, Whitney Ruble and Tim Smeeding. 2016. “Comparing the Incidence of Taxes and Social Spending in Brazil and the United States.” Review of Income and Wealth 62 (S1): S22-S46.  

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Higgins, Sean, Nora Lustig, Whitney Ruble and Tim Smeeding. 2013. “Comparing the Incidence of Taxes and Social Spending in Brazil and the United States.” CEQ Working Paper 16, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, November.

WORKING PAPER 17
López-Calva, Luis F., Nora Lustig, John Scott y Andrés Castañeda. 2014.  “Gasto social, redistribución del ingreso y reducción de la pobreza en México: evolución y comparación con Argentina, Brasil y Uruguay.” CEQ Working Paper 17, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, REVISED March.

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Bucheli, Marisa, Máximo Rossi and Florencia Amábile. 2018. “Inequality and Poverty in Uruguay by Race: The Impact of Fiscal Policies.” The Journal of Economic Inequality 16(3): 389–411.  

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Bucheli, Marisa, Máximo Rossi and Florencia Amábile. 2015.“Inequality and Poverty in Uruguay by Race: The Impact of Fiscal Policies.” CEQ Working Paper 19, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, REVISED February.

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WORKING PAPER 20
Cabrera, Maynor, Nora Lustig and Hilcías Morán. 2015. “Fiscal Policy, Inequality and the Ethnic Divide in Guatemala.” World Development 76: 263-279.

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Cabrera, Maynor, Nora Lustig and Hilcías Morán. 2014. “Fiscal Policy, Inequality and the Ethnic Divide in Guatemala.” CEQ Working Paper 20. Center for Inter-American Policy, CEQ Institute, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, October.

WORKING PAPER 22
Lustig, Nora. 2015. “Fiscal policy and Ethno-racial Inequality in Bolivia, Brazil, Guatemala and Uruguay.” CEQ Working Paper 22, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, January.

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Bucheli, Marisa. 2016. “Public Transfers and Poverty Reduction: an Evaluation of Program Contribution to the Exit Rate from Poverty of Children and the Elderly.” Poverty & Public Policy 8 (4): 398-415.

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Bucheli, Marisa. 2015. “Public Transfers and Poverty Reduction: an Evaluation of Program Contribution to the Exit Rate from Poverty of Children and the Elderly.” CEQ Working Paper 27, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, January. 

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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.

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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 32
Lustig, Nora and Rodrigo Aranda. 2015. “El impacto de los impuestos y las transferencias en la pobreza y la desigualdad rural-urbana en Bolivia, Brasil, Guatemala, México y Perú.” CEQ Working Paper 32, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, September.

WORKING PAPER 37
Lustig, Nora 2017. “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, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, México, Perú y Uruguay.” CEQ Working Paper 37, Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University, July.

WORKING PAPER 62
Lustig, Nora. “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).” El Trimestre Económico 3(335): 493-568.

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Lustig, Nora 2018. “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).” CEQ Working Paper 62, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, REVISED May.

WORKING PAPER 72
Daude, Christian, Nora Lustig, Angel Melguizo, Jose Ramon Perea. 2017. “On the Middle 70%. The Impact of Fiscal Policy on the Emerging Middle Class in Latin America Using Commitment To Equity.” CEQ Working Paper 72, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, August.

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Albrieu, Ramiro and José María Fanelli. 2019. “Fiscal Redistribution, Sustainability, and Demography in Latin America.” CEQ Working Paper 80, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, REVISED December.

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Lustig, Nora, Valentina Martinez Pabon, Federico Sanz and Stephen D. Younger. 2021. “The Impact of COVID-19 and Expanded Social Assistance on Inequality, Poverty and Mobility in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico.” CEQ Working Paper 92, Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University, June. REVISED.

WORKING PAPER 94
Nora Lustig. 2020. “Inequality and Social Policy in Latin America.” CEQ Working Paper 94, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, March.

WORKING PAPER 94 Español
Nora Lustig. 2020. “Desigualdad y pólitica social en América Latina.” CEQ Working Paper 94, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, March.

WORKING PAPER 96
Lustig, Nora, Valentina Martinez Pabon, Guido Neidhöfer and Mariano Tommasi. 2021. “Short and long-run distributional impacts of COVID-19 in Latin America.” CEQ Working Paper 96, Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University, June.

WORKING PAPER 99
Neidhöfer, Guido, Nora Lustig and Mariano Tommasi. 2021. “Intergenerational Transmission of Lockdown Consequences: Prognosis of the Longer-run Persistence of COVID-19 in Latin America.” The Journal of Economic Inequality.

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Neidhöfer, Guido, Nora Lustig, and Mariano Tommasi. 2020. “Intergenerational Transmission of Lockdown Consequences: Prognosis of the Longer-run Persistence of COVID-19 in Latin America.” CEQ Working Paper 99, Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University, December.

WORKING PAPER 103
Barbosa, Rogério J., Pedro H. G. Ferreira de Souza, and Sergei S. D. Soares. 2020. “Income Distribution in Brazil During the 2010s: A Lost Decade in the Struggle Against Inequality and Poverty.” CEQ Working Paper 103, Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University, December.

WORKING PAPER 104
Blofield, Merike, Nora Lustig and Mart Trasberg. 2021. “Social Protection During the Pandemic: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico.” CEQ Working Paper 104, Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University, January.

WORKING PAPER 104 ESP
Blofield, Merike, Nora Lustig and Mart Trasberg. 2021. “La Protección Social Durante La Pandemia: Los Casos de Argentina, Brasil, Colombia y México.” CEQ Working Paper 104, Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University, Enero.

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Feierherd, Germán, Patricio Larroulet, Wei Long, and Nora Lustig. 2021. “The Pink Tide and Inequality in Latin America.”CEQ Working Paper 105, Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University, March.

WORKING PAPER 107
Meléndez, Marcela, Valentina Martínez Pabón, and Nicolás Peña-Tenjo. 2021. “El papel de la política fiscal en la reducción de la desigualdad y la pobreza en Colombia: un análisis de incidencia del gasto social y los impuestos.” CEQ Working Paper 107, Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University, February.

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Blofield, Merike, Cecilia Giambruno and Jennifer Pribble. 2021. “Breadth and Sufficiency of Cash Transfer Responses in Ten Latin American Countries during the First 12 Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Working Paper 114, Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University, September.
 



Lustig, Nora, Judith Morrison, y Adam Ratzlaf. ¿Cómo dividimos la cuenta? Impuestos y gasto público para cerrar brechas étnicas y raciales en América Latina. Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, 2019. 
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Bucheli, Marisa, Gabriel Lara Ibarra, and Diego Tuzman. 2020. “Assessing the Effects of Fiscal Policies on Poverty and Inequality: The Case of Uruguay. World Bank Group: Policy Research Working Paper 9499. December.

Nuñez, Jairo, Sergio Olivieri, Julieth Parra and Julieth Pico. 2020. “The Distributive Impact of Taxes and Expenditures of Colombia.” World Bank Group: Policy Research Working Paper 9171. March.

The Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis, and its Emergency Response Programmes, on Poverty and Inequality in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras
The Southern Voice: Occasional Paper Series Number 71

Oliva, Jose Andrés, Carolina Alas de Franco, Maynor Cabrera, Cristina Carrera and Patricio Larroulet
May 2021