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Three CEQ Working Papers Published on Fiscal Policy, Inequality and Poverty

October 24th, 2016

Three ‘€œworking papers‘€:http://www.commitmentoequity.org/publications/series.php were recently published by the Commitment to Equity Institute. Dr. ‘€œNora Lustig,‘€:http://cipr.tulane.edu/articles/detail/197/Nora-Lustig a Senior Associate Research Fellow at Tulane‘€™s ‘€œCenter for Inter-American Policy and Research (CIPR)‘€:http://cipr.tulane.edu/ and Director of CEQ, authored and co-authored these articles.

Each of the three papers focuses on fiscal policy, inequality, and poverty in developing countries. ‘€œThe Impact of Taxes, Transfers, and Subsidies on Inequality and Poverty in Uganda”:http://www.commitmentoequity.org/publications_files/Uganda/CEQ%20WP%2053%20Uganda%20final%20version.pdf was co-authored by ‘€œJon Jellema,‘€:http://www.theigc.org/person/jon-jellema/ Nora Lustig, ‘€œAstrid Haas,‘€:http://www.theigc.org/person/astrid-haas/ and ‘€œSebastian Wolf.‘€:http://www.theigc.org/person/sebastian-wolf/ ‘€œFiscal Policy, Inequality and Poverty in Iran: Assessing the Impact and Effectiveness of Taxes and Transfers‘€:http://www.commitmentoequity.org/publications_files/Iran/CEQ%20WP48%20Iran%20final%20version.pdf was co-authored by ‘€œAli Enami,‘€:http://home.alienami.com/home Nora Lustig, and Alireza Taqdiri. ‘€œFiscal Policy, Inequality and the Poor in the Developing World‘€:http://www.commitmentoequity.org/publications_files/Comparative/CEQ_WP_23FscPolIneq_Pov_Oct15_2016.pdf by Nora Lustig, examines the impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in twenty-five countries for around 2010.

For these and other publications, visit ‘€œCEQ‘€™s website.‘€:http://www.commitmentoequity.org/publications/index.php