Published Articles


CEQ 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. 

PUBLISHED in the Review of Income and Wealth
Higgins, Sean, Nora Lustig, Whitney Ruble and Timothy Smeeding. 2016. “Comparing the Incidence of Taxes and Social Spending in Brazil and the United States.” Review of Income and Wealth 62, no. 1 (August), pp. 22-46. DOI: 10.1111/roiw.12201

CEQ 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.

PUBLISHED in World Development
Cabrera, Maynor, Nora Lustig and Hilcias E. Moran. 2015. “Fiscal Policy, Inequality and the Ethnic Divide in Guatemala.” World Development 76 (December), pp. 263–279. DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2015.07.008

CEQ WORKING PAPER  31
Lustig, Nora. 2015. Inequality and Fiscal Redistribution in Middle Income Countries: Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Indonesia, Mexico, Peru and South Africa. Evidence from the Commitment to Equity Project (CEQ). CEQ Working Paper 31, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, October.

PUBLISHED in the Journal of Globalization and Development
Lustig, Nora. 2016. “Inequality and Fiscal Redistribution in Middle Income Countries: Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Indonesia, Mexico, Peru and South Africa.” Journal of Globalization and Development 7, no. 1, pp. 17-60. DOI: 10.1515/jgd-2016-0015.

CEQ WORKING PAPER  33
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.  

PUBLISHED in the Journal of Development Economics
Higgins, Sean and Nora Lustig. 2016. “Can a Poverty-reducing and Progressive Tax and Transfer System Hurt the Poor?” Journal of Development Economics 122 (September), pp. 63-75. DOI: 10.1016/j.jdeveco.2016.04.001


WORKING PAPER  35

Younger, Stephen, Eric Osei-Assibey, and Felix Oppong. 2015. Fiscal Incidence in Ghana. CEQ  Working Paper 35, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, and Ithaca College, University of Ghana and the World Bank, December.

PUBLISHED  in the Review of Development Economics
Younger, Stephen, Eric Osei-Assibey, and Felix Oppong. 2017. “Fiscal Incidence in Ghana.” Review of Development Economics. Published electronically January 11, 2017. DOI: 10.1111/rode.12299.

WORKING PAPER  36
Younger, Stephen, Flora Myamba, and Kenneth Mdadila. 2016. Fiscal Incidence in Tanzania.  CEQ Working Paper 36, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, University, and Ithaca College and REPOA, January.

PUBLISHED  in the African Development Review
Younger, Stephen, Flora Myamba, and Kenneth Mdadila. 2016. “Fiscal Incidence in Tanzania.” African Development Review 28, no. 3, pp. 264-276. DOI: 10.1111/1467-8268.12204

WORKING PAPER 62 
Lustig, Nora. 2017. “El Impacto del Sistema Tributario y el Gasto Social en la Distribucion del Ingreso y la Pobreza en America Latina. Una Aplicacion del Marco Metodologico del Proyecto Compromiso con la Equidad (CEQ),” CEQ Working Paper 62, CEQ Institute, Tulane University, July.

PUBLISHED in El Trimestre Economico

Lustig, Nora. 2017. “El impacto del sistema tributario y el gasto social en la distribución del ingreso y la pobreza en América Latina.” El Trimestre Economico. Number 335, July-September 2017.