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Seminar
Olivier Bargain on intra-household allocation and individual poverty
28 August 2019 15:0016:00
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Open for registration
Blog
Poverty measurements for policy makers

In order to reduce poverty you must be able to measure it...

Poverty Measurement (Poverty) Multidimensional poverty measurement
Research Brief
The impact of tax-benefit systems in Africa Tax-benefit microsimulation tax-benefit policy microsimulation
Research Brief
Inequality in rural India: Are non-farm jobs the driver or a brake? Income inequality non-farm employment Poverty
Working Paper
How do human rights violations affect poverty and income distribution?

The goal of this paper is to examine the impact of human rights on income distribution and poverty by exploring how both aid and trade can influence poverty and income distribution through human rights...

Global Human rights Income inequality
Research Brief
Financing the social cash transfer scale-up in Zambia: A tax-benefit microsimulation Economic inequality Poverty Social cash transfers
Journal Article
A Role for Universal Pension?: Simulating Universal Pensions in Ecuador, Ghana, Tanzania and South Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue SOUTHMOD: Modelling Tax-benefit Systems in Developing Countries

Old-age benefit Poverty SOUTHMOD
Working Paper
The distributional impact of structural transformation in rural India: Model-based simulation and case-study evidence

The North Indian village of Palanpur has been the subject of close study over a period of six decades from 1957/8 to 2015. Himanshu et al...

Income inequality non-farm employment Poverty
Seminar
Vincenzo Salvucci presents at the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique 2019 seminar series

Vincenzo Salvucci, a researcher from the University of Copenhagen, will present a seminar on 13 March 2019 at the Eduardo Mondlane University in Maputo. The seminar is titled Vulnerabilidade às Calamidades Naturais: Avaliação do...

13 March 2019
Faculty of Economics, Postgraduate Room, the Eduardo Mondlane University, Main Campus, Av. Julius Nyerere nr. 3453, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Working Paper
Financing the Zambia social cash transfer scale-up: A tax benefit microsimulation analysis based on MicroZAMOD

This paper assesses the effects on poverty and inequality of the alternative targeting approaches that Zambia’s Social Cash Transfer programme could take as its expansion continues during the period of the country’s Seventh National Devel...

Economic inequality Poverty Social cash transfers
Working Paper
Modelling value-added tax (VAT) in South Africa: Assessing the distributional impact of the recent increase in the VAT rate and options for redress through the benefits system

Using SAMOD, a tax-benefit microsimulation model for South Africa, this paper examines the joint distributional impact of the increase in the value-added tax (VAT) rate and increases in benefit amounts in 2018...

value-added tax microsimulation Redistribution
In the media
Researchers from the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique programme interviewed in Dimensions magazine

UNU-WIDER research fellow Vincenzo Salvucci, and Finório Castigo, a specialist from the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Mozambique, were interviewed by Dimensions magazine on multidimensional poverty measurement. The article was published...

Mozambique Multidimensional poverty measurement Poverty
News
Researchers from the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique programme contribute to the book Challenges of Mozambique 2018

The Institute for Social and Economic Studies ( IESE ) launched the ninth edition of the book Desafios para Moçambique 2018 (Challenges of Mozambique 2018) on 8 November 2018 in Maputo, Mozambique. The book has 18 chapters divided into four...

Mozambique Measurement (Poverty) Poverty
Project
Photo: Jaume Escofet Transforming informal work and livelihoods

Theme: Current programme

Informality Self-employment Poverty
Working Paper
Learning from the ʻbestʼ: The impact of tax-benefit systems in Africa

Redistributive systems in Africa are still in their infancy but are constantly expanding in order to finance increasing public spending...

Tax-benefit microsimulation tax-benefit policy microsimulation
Policy Brief
Inequality in Mexico: On the rise again

Since 1989, inequality in Mexico has risen, declined, and risen again. The evolution of labour income inequality is at the core of this pattern...

Labour income Inequality Top incomes
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