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Policy Brief
Social protection, government revenue and microsimulation in developing countries

Social protection has attracted increasing interest in developing countries in recent decades and policies have been initiated in all developing regions...

SOUTHMOD Microsimulation modelling Tax-benefit microsimulation
Journal Special Issue
SOUTHMOD: Modelling Tax-benefit Systems in Developing Countries

Social protection has attracted increasing interest in developing countries in recent decades and policies have been initiated in all developing regions...

SOUTHMOD Microsimulation modelling Tax-benefit microsimulation
Working Paper
Income redistribution in Latin America: A microsimulation approach

We analyse the effect of taxes and benefits on income distribution of six Latin American countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Uruguay, and Venezuela...

taxes Benefits Microsimulation modelling
News
Government officials and researchers in Ecuador gather for ECUAMOD training

How does raising income tax affect government revenue? What are the costs and benefits of implementing a state pension? Tax and benefit microsimulation is a useful technique for determining how policy changes affect the distribution of income and...

Microsimulation modelling Ecuador
Working Paper
Updating NAMOD: A Namibian tax-benefit microsimulation model

This paper provides an account of a Nambian tax-benefit microsimulation model—NAMOD—which has been developed for use by government...

Microsimulation modelling Tax benefits South Africa
Project workshop
Training course for SOUTHMOD model building

UNU-WIDER arranged a training course on building tax-benefit microsimulation models for researchers and data experts engaged in the new SOUTHMOD - Simulating tax and benefit policies for development project that aims to build new microsimulation...

29 February 20164 March 2016
Kopanong Hotel and Conference Centre, 243 Glen Gory Road, Benoni, South Africa
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Project
Building African capacity for policy simulation

Theme: 1985-97

With the introduction of Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), governments in Africa and other developing countries have been under great pressure to devise effective policies that will reduce poverty and...

Globalization Social and Human Development Africa
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