Fiscal policy, inequality, and the poor in the developing world

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Lustig, Nora;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Helsinki: The United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.35188/UNU-WIDER/2016/208-3
  • Subject: H22 | H5 | H50 | D31 | I3 | I30 | fiscal incidence | social spending | inequality | poverty | developing countries
    • ddc: ddc:330

Using comparable fiscal incidence analysis, this paper examines the impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in 25 countries for around 2010. Success in fiscal redistribution is driven primarily by redistributive effort (share of social spending to GDP in each ... View more
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