CEQ Working Paper Series


WORKING PAPER 1
NO LONGER AVAILABLE: Lustig, Nora and Sean Higgins. 2013. Commitment to Equity Assessment (CEQ): Estimating the Incidence of Social Spending, Subsidies and Taxes. Handbook. CEQ Working Paper 1, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, September. 

REPLACED BY NEW HANDBOOK: Lustig, Nora (editor). 2016. Commitment to Equity Handbook. A Guide to Estimating the Impact of Fiscal Policy on Inequality and Poverty. Brookings Institution Press and CEQ Institute, Tulane University. Online version: October 31.


WORKING PAPER 2
Lustig, Nora. 2013. Commitment to Equity: Diagnostic Questionnaire. CEQ Working Paper 2, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, January.

WORKING PAPER 3
Lustig, Nora and George Gray Molina, Sean Higgins, Miguel Jaramillo, Wilson Jiménez, Veronica Paz, Claudiney Pereira, Carola Pessino, John Scott, and Ernesto Yañez. 2012. The Impact of Taxes and Social Spending on Inequality and Poverty in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico and Peru: A Synthesis of Results. CEQ Working Paper 3, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, August.

WORKING PAPER 4: REVISED as CEQ WP 33 
PUBLISHED in Journal of Development Economics
Lustig, Nora and Sean Higgins. 2013. Fiscal Incidence, Fiscal Mobility and the Poor: A New Approach. CEQ Working Paper 4, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, January.

WORKING PAPER 5
Lustig, Nora and Carola Pessino. 2013. Social Spending and Income Redistribution in Argentina in the 2000s: the Rising Role of Noncontributory Pensions. CEQ Working Paper 5, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, REVISED August 2013.

WORKING PAPER 6
Paz Arauco, Verónica, George Gray Molina, Wilson Jiménez Pozo, and Ernesto Yáñez Aguilar. 2013. Explaining Low Redistributive Impact in Bolivia. CEQ Working Paper 6, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, REVISED April.

WORKING PAPER 7
Higgins, Sean and Claudiney Pereira. 2013. The Effects of Brazil’s High Taxation and Social Spending on the Distribution of Household Income. CEQ Working Paper 7, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, REVISED May 2013.

WORKING PAPER 8
Scott, John. 2013. Redistributive Impact and Efficiency of Mexico’s Fiscal System. CEQ Working Paper 8, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, REVISED July 2013.

WORKING PAPER 9
Jaramillo Baanante, Miguel. 2013. The Incidence of Social Spending and Taxes in Peru. CEQ Working Paper 9, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, REVISED May 2013.

WORKING PAPER 10
Bucheli, Marisa and Nora Lustig, Máximo Rossi and Florencia Amábile. 2013. Social Spending, Taxes, and Income Redistribution in Uruguay. CEQ Working Paper 10, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, REVISED July 2013.

WORKING PAPER 11
Higgins, Sean and Nora Lustig, Julio Ramirez and Billy Swanson. 2013. Social Spending, Taxes and Income Redistribution in Paraguay. CEQ Working Paper 11, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, November.

WORKING PAPER 12
Alvaredo, Facundo and Juliana Londoño Vélez. 2013. High Incomes and Personal Taxation in a Developing Economy: Colombia 1993-2010. CEQ Working Paper 12, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, March.

WORKING PAPER 13 English
Lustig, Nora, and Carola Pessino and John Scott. 2013. The Impact of Taxes and Social Spending on Inequality and Poverty in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay: An Overview. CEQ Working Paper 13, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, REVISED August.

WORKING PAPER 13 Español
Lustig, Nora, and Carola Pessino and John Scott. 2014. El Impacto del Sistema Tributario y del Gasto Social sobre la Desigualdad y la Pobreza en Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, México, Perú y Uruguay: un Panorama General. CEQ Working Paper 13, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, December.

WORKING PAPER 14: REVISED as CEQ WP 33 
PUBLISHED in Journal of Development Economics
Higgins, Sean and Nora Lustig. 2013. Measuring Impoverishment: An Overlooked Dimension of Fiscal Incidence. CEQ Working Paper 14, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, April.

WORKING PAPER 15
Tanzi, Vito. 2013. Tax Reform in Latin America: A long term assessment. CEQ Working Paper 15, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, April.

WORKING PAPER 16
Higgins, Sean, Nora Lustig, Whitney Ruble and Tim Smeeding. 2013. Comparing the Incidence of Taxes and Social Spending in Brazil and the United States. CEQ Working Paper 16, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, November.

WORKING PAPER 17
López-Calva, Luis F., Nora Lustig, John Scott y Andrés Castañeda. 2014.  Gasto social, redistribución del ingreso y reducción de la pobreza en México: evolución y comparación con Argentina, Brasil y UruguayCEQ Working Paper 17, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, REVISED March.

WORKING PAPER 18 Español
Sauma, Juan Diego Trejos. 2014.  Gasto público social, impuestos, redistribución del ingreso y pobreza en Costa Rica. CEQ Working Paper 18, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, January.

WORKING PAPER 18 English
Sauma, Juan Diego Trejos. 2014.  Social Public Spending, Taxes, Redistribution of Income, and Poverty in Costa.CEQ Working Paper 18, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, January.

WORKING PAPER 19
Bucheli, Marisa, Máximo Rossi and Florencia Amábile. 2015. Inequality and Poverty in Uruguay by Race: The Impact of Fiscal PoliciesCEQ Working Paper 19, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, REVISED February.

WORKING PAPER 20
Cabrera, Maynor, Nora Lustig and Hilcías Morán. 2014. Fiscal Policy, Inequality and the Ethnic Divide in Guatemala. CEQ Working Paper 20, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, October.

WORKING PAPER 21
Burdín, Gabriel, Fernando Esponda, and Andrea Vigorito. 2014. Inequality and top incomes in Uruguay: a comparison between household surveys and income tax micro-data. CEQ Working Paper 21, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, May.

WORKING PAPER 22
Lustig, Nora. 2015. Fiscal policy and ethno-racial inequality in Bolivia, Brazil, Guatemala and UruguayCEQ Working Paper 22, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, January.

WORKING PAPER 23
Lustig, Nora. 2016. Fiscal Policy, Inequality and the Poor in the Developing World. CEQ Working Paper 23, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, November.

WORKING PAPER 25
Enami, Ali, Nora Lustig and Rodrigo Aranda. 2016. Analytical Foundations: Measuring the Redistributive Impact of Taxes and TransfersCEQ Working Paper 25, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, November.

WORKING PAPER 26
Beneke, Margarita, Nora Lustig y José Andrés Oliva. 2015. El impacto de los impuestos y el gasto social en la desigualdad y la pobreza en El SalvadorCEQ Working Paper 26, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, March.

WORKING PAPER 27

Bucheli, Marisa. 2015. Public transfers and poverty reduction: an evaluation of program contribution to the exit rate from poverty of children and the elderly. CEQ Working Paper 27, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, January.

WORKING PAPER 28
Llerena Pinto, Freddy Paul, María Christina Llerena Pinto, Roberto Carlos Saá Daza, and María
Andrea Llerena Pinto.2015. Social Spending, Taxes and Income Redistribution in EcuadorCEQ Working Paper 28, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, February.

WORKING PAPER 29
Inchauste, Gabriela, Nora Lustig, Mashekwa Maboshe, Catriona Purfield, and Ingrid Woolard.2015. The Distributional Impact of Fiscal Policy in South AfricaCEQ Working Paper 29, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, February.

WORKING PAPER 30
Lustig, Nora. 2015. The Redistributive Impact of Government Spending on Education and Health: Evidence from Thirteen Developing Countries in the Commitment to Equity Project. CEQ Working Paper 30, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, February.

WORKING PAPER 31
Lustig, Nora. 2015. Inequality and Fiscal Redistribution in Middle Income Countries: Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Indonesia, Mexico, Peru and South Africa. CEQ Working Paper 31, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, July.

WORKING PAPER 32
Lustig, Nora and Rodrigo Aranda. 2015. El impacto de los impuestos y las transferencias en la pobreza y la desigualdad rural-urbana en Bolivia, Brasil, Guatemala, México y Perú. CEQ Working Paper 32, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department ofEconomics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, September.

WORKING PAPER 33
PUBLISHED in Journal of Development Economics
Higgins, Sean and Nora Lustig. 2015. Can a Poverty-Reducing and Progressive Tax and Transfer System Hurt the Poor? CEQ Working Paper 33, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, April 8.

WORKING PAPER 34
James Alm. 2015. Analyzing and Reforming Tunisia’s Tax System. CEQ Working Paper 34, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University and Inter-American Dialogue, May.

WORKING PAPER 35
Younger, Stephen, Eric Osei-Assibey, and Felix Oppong. 2015. Fiscal Incidence in Ghana. CEQ Working Paper 35, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University, Ithaca College, University of Ghana and the World Bank, December.

WORKING PAPER 36
Younger, Stephen, Flora Myamba, and Kenneth Mdadila. 2016. Fiscal Incidence in TanzaniaCEQ Working Paper 36, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and Department of Economics, Tulane University, Ithaca College and REPOA, January.

WORKING PAPER 37
Lustig, Nora 2016. El impacto del sistema tributuario y el gasto social en la distribución del ingreso y la pobreza en América Latina:Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuadro, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, México, Perú Y UruguayCEQ Working Paper 37, Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University.

WORKING PAPER 38
Shimeles, Abebe, Ahmed Moummi, Nizar Jouini and Nora Lustig. 2016. Fiscal Incidence and Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Tunisia.CEQ Working Paper 38, Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University.

WORKING PAPER 45
Rossignolo, Dario. 2016 Taxes, Expenditures, Poverty and Income Distribution in Argentina. CEQ Working Paper 45, Commitment to Equity Institute, Tulane University.

WORKING PAPER 46
Martínez-Aguilar, Sandra, Alan Fuchs, Eduardo Ortiz-Juarez, Giselle Del Carmen. 2017. The Impact of Fiscal Policy on Inequality and Poverty in Chile. CEQ Working Paper 46, CEQ Insitute, Tulane University, January.

WORKING PAPER 47
Aristy-Escuder, Jaime, Maynor Cabrera, Blanca Moreno-Dodson & Miguel Sánchez-Martín. 2016. Fiscal Policy and Redistribution in the Dominican Republic. CEQ Working Paper 47, CEQ Insitute, Tulane University, June.

WORKING PAPER 48
Enami, Ali, Nora Lustig and Alireza Taqdiri. 2016. Fiscal Policy, Inequality and Poverty in Iran: Assessing the Impact and Effectiveness of Taxes and Transfers. CEQ Working Paper 48, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, November.

WORKING PAPER 49 
Instituto Centroamericano de Estudios Fiscales (ICEFI). 2017. Incidencia de la Politica Fiscal en la Desigualdad y la Pobreza en El Salvador. CEQ Working Paper 49, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, May.

WORKING PAPER 50
Instituto Centroamericano de Estudios Fiscales (ICEFI). 2017. Incidencia de la Politica Fiscal en la Desigualdad y la Pobreza en Guatemala. CEQ Working Paper 50, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, May.

WORKING PAPER 51
Instituto Centroamericano de Estudios Fiscales (ICEFI). 2017. Incidencia de la Politica Fiscal en la Desigualdad y la Pobreza en Honduras. CEQ Working Paper 51, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, April.

WORKING PAPER 52
Instituto Centroamericano de Estudios Fiscales (ICEFI). 2017. Incidencia de la Politica Fiscal en La Desigualdad y la Pobreza en Nicaragua. CEQ Working Paper 52,CEQ Institute, Tulane University, May.

WORKING PAPER 53
Jellema, Jon, Nora Lustig, Astrid Haas and Sebastian Wolf. 2016. The Impact of Taxes, Transfers, and Subsidies on Inequality and Poverty in UgandaCEQ Working Paper 53, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, November.

WORKING PAPER 54
Lustig, Nora. 2017.  Fiscal Policy, Income Redistribution and Poverty Reduction in Low and Middle Income Countries. CEQ Working Paper 54, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, January.

WORKING PAPER 55
Younger, Stephen. 2016.  The Impact of Reforming Energy Subsidies, Cash Transfers, and Taxes on Inequality and Poverty in Ghana and TanzaniaCEQ Working Paper 55, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, November.

WORKING PAPER 57
Beneke,Margarita, Nora Lustig, José Andrés Oliva. 2016. The Impact of Taxes, and Social Spending on Inequality and Poverty in El Salvador. CEQ Working Paper 57, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, November.

WORKING PAPER 58
Enami, Ali. 2016.  Measuring the Effectiveness of Taxes and Transfers in Fighting Poverty and Inequality in Iran.  CEQ Working Paper 58, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, November.

WORKING PAPER 59
Enami, Ali. 2016. Measuring the Redistributive Impact of Taxes and Transfers in the Presence of Reranking. CEQ Working Paper 59, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, November.

WORKING PAPER 60
Pereira, Claudiney. 2016.  Ethno-Racial Poverty and Income Inequality in Brazil. CEQ Working Paper 60, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, November.

WORKING PAPER 61
Lustig, Nora 2016.  The Sustainable Development Goals, Domestic Resource Mobilization and the Poor. CEQ Working Paper 61, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, December.

WORKING PAPER 62 
PUBLISHED in Center for Global Development

Lustig, Nora 2017.  El Impacto del Sistema Tributario y el Gasto Social en la Distribución del Ingreso y la Pobreza en América Latina: Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, México, Nicaragua, Perú, República Dominicana, Uruguay y Venezuela. CEQ Working Paper 62, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, February.

 

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