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Dr Pia Rattenhuber on inequality in crises — An interview

How do crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic influence inequality and the other way around? This year’s UN Day Dresden put a spotlight on “ Inequalities in Crises ”...

Inequality COVID-19 Crisis
Presentation
SOUTHMOD work presented at the Mozambique Social Protection Week

The Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Action ( MGCAS ) organises a Social Protection theme week in Mozambique 11-15 October 2021. During the week, on 15 October, The Mozambican Ministry of Economy and Finance ( MEF ) with Internation Labour...

15 October 2021
Radisson Blu, Mozambique
Past event
Project workshop
SOUTHMOD modelling mini-retreat

On 14 and 18 October 2021, 15 researchers from different countries gathered together for a SOUTHMOD mini-retreat. The participants discussed different aspects of the SOUTHMOD tax-benefit microsimulation software and examined possible changes to the...

14 October 202118 October 2021
Online, Finland
Past event
Policy seminar
Cash Plus dissemination event
5 October 2021
Hotel Southern Sun Ridgeway, Lusaka, online, Zambia
Past event
News
Press Release: New UN study reveals limited impact of tax and social protection policies in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa Africa SOUTHMOD Tax-benefit microsimulation
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ghana - GHAMOD v2.3

This report documents GHAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Ghana. The report describes the different tax-benefit policies in place, how the microsimulation model picks up these different provisions, and the database on which the model runs...

Taxation Government revenue GHAMOD
Technical Note
Iterative proportional fitting for reweighting input data in SOUTHMOD microsimulation models

This note describes how the counterfactual datasets in the working paper by Lastunen et al. (2021) have been reweighted, for each country analysed, to the ‘pre-crisis’ time point of 31 March 2020...

COVID-19 SOUTHMOD Microsimulation
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ecuador - ECUAMOD v2.0

This report documents ECUAMOD, the SOUTHMOD micrososimulation model developed for Ecuador...

Taxes Benefits Microsimulation
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Mozambique - MOZMOD v2.6a

This report documents MOZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Mozambique. It describes the different tax-benefit policies in place, how the microsimulation model picks up these different provisions, and the database on which the model runs...

Fiscal policy Revenues Taxation
News
Ministry of Economy and Finance trains social sectors in MOZMOD

A six-day MOZMOD retreat, organized in partnership between the National Directorate of Economic and Development Policies (DNPED) of the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Mozambique, UNU-WIDER, the Southern Africa for Social Policy Research Insights...

MOZMOD SOUTHMOD Social sectors
Project meeting
Second Cash Plus work in progress meeting

UNU-WIDER's SOUTHMOD tax-benefit microsimulation team, in collaboration with the senior partners from Southern African Social Policy Research Insights ( SASPRI ) and Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research ( ZIPAR ), as well as the...

8 June 2021
Online, Lusaka, Zambia
Past event
Workshop
MOZMOD retreat

In collaboration with the national MOZMOD team, International Labour Organization (ILO) Mozambique , Ministry of Economic and Finance of Mozambique ( MEF ) and the Southern Africa for Social Policy Research Insights ( SASPRI ), UNU-WIDER will...

6 June 202111 June 2021
Past event
Project workshop
2021 SOUTHMOD workshop

On 24-25 May 2021, 35 participants from six different time zones and eleven different countries gathered for a two-day virtual SOUTHMOD workshop to exchange experiences and knowledge on tax-benefit microsimulation modeling in developing countries...

24 May 202125 May 2021
Online, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Presentation
SOUTHMOD presented at the CeMPA General Meeting

CeMPA , Centre for Microsimulation and Policy Analysis, organized its yearly general meeting for experts working in the area of tax-benefit microsimulation on 12 May 2021. The meeting was held virtually. SOUTHMOD microsimulation models and ongoing...

12 May 2021
Online, United Kingdom
Past event
Project meeting
Cash Plus work in progress meeting

UNU-WIDER's SOUTHMOD tax-benefit microsimulation team, in collaboration with the senior partners from Southern African Social Policy Research Insights ( SASPRI ) and Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research ( ZIPAR ), as well as the...

26 April 2021
Online, Lusaka, Zambia
Past event
Workshop
Fourth training round on ECUAMOD – a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Ecuador
26 April 202130 April 2021
Online, Quito, Ecuador
Past event
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