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SOUTHMOD country report Mozambique - MOZMOD v2.3

This report documents MOZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Mozambique. This work was carried out by the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Mozambique in collaboration with the project partners in the scope of the SOUTHMOD project...

Fiscal policy Revenue Taxation
Journal Article
Fiscal Pressure of Migration and Horizontal Fiscal Inequality: Evidence from Indian Experience

This article examines the patterns and trends in inter‐State migration across the Indian States and observes that along with the demographic factors, migration is also affected by the fiscal profile of States...

Migration Inequality Demography
Book Chapter
The copper sector, fiscal rules, and stabilization funds in Chile: Scope and limits

From the book: Extractive Industries

Fiscal policy Natural resources Wealth
Working Paper
Extractives for development: Ten main messages

Countries face both challenges and opportunities in using their extractive industries to achieve more inclusive development—particularly in the developing world...

Extractive industries resource wealth Resource curse
Working Paper
Revisiting the impact of direct taxes and transfers on poverty and inequality in South Africa

This paper uses a recent household survey and the CEQ framework to revisit and extend previous research on the impact of fiscal policy on income redistribution, and poverty in South Africa...

Fiscal policy Fiscal incidence taxes
Journal Article
Tax Structures and Economic Growth: New Evidence from the Government Revenue Dataset

Part of Journal Special Issue Fiscal Policy, State Building and Economic Development

Economic growth Fiscal policy Development
Journal Special Issue
Fiscal Policy, State Building and Economic Development

This journal presents a synopsis of the contextual conditions, factors and challenges under which the recent evolution of tax systems has taken place, as an introduction to this United Nations University-World Institute for Development Economics Rese...

Fiscal policy Economic development Taxation
Working Paper
Fiscal pressure of migration & horizontal fiscal inequality: Evidence from Indian experience

This paper examines the patterns and trends in inter-state migration across Indian states and observes that migration is affected by demographic profile as well as the fiscal profile of states...

Migration Inequality Demography
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Mozambique - MOZMOD v2.0

This report documents MOZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Mozambique. This work was carried out by the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Mozambique in collaboration with the project partners in the scope of the SOUTHMOD project...

Fiscal policy Revenue Taxation
Working Paper
Toward closer cohesion of international tax statistics: The ICTD/UNU-WIDER GRD 2017

The Government Revenue Dataset (GRD) was launched in September 2014 and, in the few years since, has gone on to be recognized as the go-to source for researchers and policymakers seeking cross-country data on government revenues and taxes...

Tax Fiscal policy data
Working Paper
The copper sector, fiscal rules, and stabilization funds in Chile: Scope and limits

Historically, Chile has been an economy dominated by mineral and agro-industrial products and subject to frequent external shocks particularly in copper prices...

Fiscal policy Natural resources Wealth
Working Paper
Tax structures and economic growth: New evidence from the Government Revenue Dataset

Recent work on the relationship between tax structure and economic growth has offered little reliable evidence for developing countries...

Economic growth Fiscal policy Development
Blog
Will Norway’s model of Sovereign Wealth Fund work in Tanzania?: A reality check

Several countries in Africa – including Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Uganda - have recently discovered large oil and gas or other mineral resources...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Fiscal policy Mineral industries
Working Paper
An inquiry into the political economy of the global clean energy transition policies and Nigeria’s federal and state governments’ fiscal policies

In order to implement clean energy transition programmes, the national and sub-national governments in Nigeria will incur some cost. In the same way, failure to implement the policies will come with some costs...

Fiscal policy Nonrenewable natural resources Renewable energy sources
Working Paper
Tax-benefit microsimulation modelling in Mozambique: A feasibility study

This paper assesses the feasibility of developing a tax and benefit microsimulation model in Mozambique...

Fiscal policy Revenue Taxation
Book Chapter
Gender, Economic Growth, and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

From the book: Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics, Vol. 2...

Economic development Fiscal policy Income distribution
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