Inequality and Fiscal Redistribution in Middle Income Countries: Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Indonesia, Mexico, Peru and South Africa

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Nora Lustig;
(2015)
  • Subject: fiscal incidence, social spending, inequality, developing countries
    • jel: jel:I3 | jel:D31 | jel:H22

This paper examines the redistributive impact of fiscal policy for Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Indonesia, Mexico, Peru and South Africa using comparable fiscal incidence analysis with data from around 2010. The largest redistributive effect is in South Africa and the small... View more
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    Source: Brazil: Higgins and Pereira, 2014; Chile: Jaime Ruiz Tagle and Dante Contreras, 2014; Colombia: Melendez, 2014; Indonesia: Afkar et al., 2015; Mexico: Scott, 2014; Peru: Jaramillo, 2014; South Africa: Inchauste et al., 2015.

    Source: author's based on Brazil: Higgins and Pereira, 2014; Chile: Jaime Ruiz Tagle and Dante Contreras, 2014; Colombia: Melendez, 2014; Indonesia: Afkar et al., 2015; Mexico: Scott, 2014; Peru: Jaramillo, 2014; South Africa: Inchauste et al., 2015.

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