The Impact of Taxes and Social Spending on Inequality and Poverty in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, and Peru
Author: Nora Lustig, George Gray-Molina, Sean Higgins, Miguel Jaramillo, Wilson Jiménez, Veronica Paz, Claudiney Pereira, Carola Pessino, John Scott, Ernesto Yañez
Center for Global Development (CGD)
This article applies a standard tax-and-benefit-incidence analysis to estimate the impact on inequality and poverty of direct taxes, indirect taxes and subsidies and social spending.
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21 Dec 2011
No 34: Poverty in the South Caucasus
Author: Katy E Pearce, Nazim Habibov, Alexi Gugushvili
Resource Security Institute (RSI) /
Center for Security Studies (CSS) /
Heinrich Böll Foundation /
Research Centre for East European Studies (FSOE)
This issue discusses poverty in the South Caucasus in general and in Azerbaijan and Georgia in particular.
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19 Jan 2011
Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst Vol 13, No 1
Author: Robert M Cutler, Kevin Daniel Leahy, Gregory Gleason, Erica Marat, Suhrob Majidov, Mina Muradova , Georgiy Voloshin, Haroutiun Khachatrian
Central Asia-Caucasus Institute and Silk Road Studies Program (CACI-SRSP)
This issue of the Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst includes analytical articles and field reports on security issues facing the Central Asia-Caucasus region in January 2011.
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Vulnerability to Poverty in Latin America
Author: Marcelo Bérgolo, Guillermo Cruces, Leonardo Gasparini, Andrés Ham
Chronic Poverty Research Centre (CPRC)
This paper presents a discussion of vulnerability estimates – defined as the risk of being poor in the future – in Latin American countries from both a conceptual and an empirical perspective, based on recent developments in the distributive literatu...
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