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CEQ Working Paper No 14: Measuring Impoverishment: An Overlooked Dimension of Fiscal Incidence

Measuring Impoverishment: An Overlooked Dimension of Fiscal Incidence Working Paper No. 14 A working document by: Nora Lustig Tulane University Sean Higgins Tulane University Abstract…  read more

CEQ Working Paper No 13: The Impact of Taxes and Social Spending on Inequality and Poverty in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay: An Overview

The Impact of Taxes and Social Spending on Inequality and Poverty in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay: An Overview Working Paper No. 13…  read more

CEQ Working Paper No 12: High Incomes and Personal Taxation in a Developing Economy: Colombia 1993-2010

High Incomes and Personal Taxation in a Developing Economy: Colombia 1993-2010 Working Paper No. 12 A working document by: Facundo Alvaredo Nuffield/EMod-Oxford, Paris School of…  read more

CEQ Working Paper No 11: Social Spending, Taxes and Income Redistribution in Paraguay

Social Spending, Taxes and Income Redistribution in Paraguay Working Paper No. 11 A working document by: Sean Higgins Tulane University Nora Lustig Tulane University Julio…  read more

CEQ Working Paper No 10: Social Spending, Taxes, and Income Redistribution in Uruguay

Social Spending, Taxes, and Income Redistribution in Uruguay Working Paper No. 10 A working document by: Marisa Bucheli Universidad de la República in Uruguay Nora…  read more

CEQ Working Paper No 9: The Incidence of Social Spending and Taxes in Peru

The Incidence of Social Spending and Taxes in Peru Working Paper No. 9 A working document by: Miguel Jaramillo Baanante _ Group for the Analysis…  read more

CEQ Working Paper No 8: Redistributive Impact and Efficiency of Mexico'€™s Fiscal System

Redistributive Impact and Efficiency of Mexico‘€™s Fiscal System Working Paper No. 8 A working document by: John Scott Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económic (CIDE),…  read more

CEQ Working Paper No 7: The Effects of Brazil's High Taxation and Social Spending on the Distribution of Household Income

The Effects of Brazil’s High Taxation and Social Spending on the Distribution of Household Income Working Paper No. 7 A working document by: Sean Higgins…  read more

CEQ Working Paper No 6: Explaining Low Redistributive Impact in Bolivia

Explaining Low Redistributive Impact in Bolivia Working Paper No. 6 A working document by: Verónica Paz Arauco George Gray Molina Wilson Jiménez Pozo Ernesto Yáñez…  read more

CEQ Working Paper No 5: Social Spending and Income Redistribution in Argentina during the 2000s: The Rising Role of Noncontributory Pensions

Social Spending and Income Redistribution in Argentina during the 2000s: The Rising Role of Noncontributory Pensions Working Paper No. 5 A working document by: Nora…  read more

CEQ Working Paper No 4: Fiscal Incidence, Fiscal Mobility and the Poor

Fiscal Incidence, Fiscal Mobility and the Poor Working Paper No. 4 A working document by: Nora Lustig Samuel Z. Stone Professor of Latin American Economics,…  read more

CEQ Working Paper No 3: The Impact of Taxes and Social Spending on Inequality and Poverty in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico and Peru: A Synthesis of Results

Commitment to Equity: Diagnostic Questionnaire Working Paper No. 3 A working document by: Nora Lustig Samuel Z. Stone Professor of Latin American Economics, Tulane University…  read more

CEQ Working Paper No 2: Diagnostic Questionnaire

Commitment to Equity: Diagnostic Questionnaire Working Paper No. 2 A working document by: Nora Lustig Samuel Z. Stone Professor of Latin American Economics, Tulane University…  read more

Paolo Spadoni on Cuba's Socialist Economy Today

On March 28, 2014, Paolo Spadoni, former post-doctoral fellow at CIPR (2008-09) and current assistant professor of political science at Georgia Regent University, discussed his…  read more

Fiscal Policy and Income Redistribution: Powerpoints from the CEQ Conference October 17 and 18, 2013

AGENDA Thursday, October 17 Greenleaf Conference Room, Jones Hall 100A 9:00-9:30 The New Handbook (September 2013): Highlights of Revised Methodology: Nora Lustig (Tulane University) 9:30-10:30…  read more

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Latin American Writers Series: Alberto Barrera Tyszka

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Ecuadorian writer and Tulane Visiting Scholar Gabriela Alemán interviews Venezuelan writer Alberto Barrera Tyszka about his life, interests, and influences. Their discussion will be followed by an open Q&A and an informal reception. This event will be held in Spanish.

About the Latin American Writers Series

This series brings together Latin America’s most representative creative voices and the editorial entrepreneurs that publish them. By way of interviews conducted by renowned Ecuadorian writer Gabriela Alemán and presentations of various editorial missions, the guests will shed light on a literary world shaped by the contemporary issues of the continent. Moving forward, their conversations will comprise the centerpiece of a digital archive that introduces their ideas to a global audience.

Este serie reúne a los autores más representativos de la escritura continental y los editores que los publican. A través de entrevistas con la reconocida escritora ecuatoriana Gabriela Alemán y presentaciones de proyectos editoriales, los invitados explorarán los vínculos entre el mundo literario y la realidad continental. Sus conversaciones se convertirán después en el eje de un archivo digital que busca llevar estas ideas a un público global.

About the Author

Born in Caracas, Alberto Barrera Tyszka has published over a dozen works of poetry, short story, chronicle, novel, and biography. His most recent publications include the novels Patria o Muerte (2015) and Rating (2011), the poetic anthology La inquietud (2013), the collection of chronicles Un país a la semana (2013), and the short story collection Crímenes (2009). In 2005, he collaborated with Cristina Marcano to write the definitive biography of Hugo Chávez, Hugo Chávez sin uniforme: una historia personal (2005). Patria o muerte won the 2015 Premio Tusquets de Novela, and his novel La enfermedad, translated into English as The Sickness (2010), received the 2006 Herralde Award. Barrera also writes for television and has scripted soap operas for Venezuelan, Mexican, Colombian, and Argentinian networks.