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The Quest for the Holy Grail

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Source: The Quest for the Holy Grail : Efficient and Equitable Fiscal Consolidation in India

Volume/Issue: 2015/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chadi Abdallah , David Coady , Sanjeev Gupta , and Emine Hanedar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2015

ISBN: 9781513592657

Keywords: fiscal redistribution, efficient consumption taxes, social transfers, targeting, income, tax, prices, share, taxes, General

Achieving fiscal consolidation without undermining growth and poverty-reduction efforts is a key policy challenge in many countries. Using India as an illustration, this paper shows how a mix of well-designed taxat...

Designing Fiscal Redistribution: The Role of Universal and Targeted Transfers

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Source: Designing Fiscal Redistribution: The Role of Universal and Targeted Transfers

Volume/Issue: 2020/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Coady , and Nghia-Piotr Le

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2020

ISBN: 9781513547046

Keywords: Tax revenue, Tax competition, Tax evasion, Income distribution, Tax systems, Fiscal redistribution, transfers, taxes, targeted, universal

There is a growing debate on the relative merits of universal and targeted social assistance transfers in achieving income redistribution objectives. While the benefits of targeting are clear, i.e., a larger povert...

Fiscal Policy and Income Inequality

Fiscal Policy and Income Inequality »

Source: Fiscal Policy and Income Inequality

Volume/Issue: 2014/040

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2014

ISBN: 9781498343671

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Economic growth, Export diversification, Exports, Fiscal reforms, Low-income developing countries, Manufacturing sector, Recurrent taxes on net wealth, Economic conditions, Fiscal policy

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Inequality, Transfers and Growth
			: New Evidence From the Economic Transition in Poland

Inequality, Transfers and Growth : New Evidence From the Economic Transition in Poland »

Volume/Issue: 2000/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eswar Prasad , and Michael Keane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854008.001

ISBN: 9781451854008

Keywords: Income and earnings inequality, social transfers, redistribution, political economic of reforms, survey, household income, income inequality, sampling, standard deviation

This paper challenges the conventional wisdom that inequality in Poland increased markedly during the economic transition. Income and consumption inequality actually declined in 1990-92 and rose only moderately abo...

The Quest for the Holy Grail
			: Efficient and Equitable Fiscal Consolidation in India

The Quest for the Holy Grail : Efficient and Equitable Fiscal Consolidation in India »

Volume/Issue: 2015/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chadi Abdallah , David Coady , Sanjeev Gupta , and Emine Hanedar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 July 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513592657.001

ISBN: 9781513592657

Keywords: fiscal redistribution, efficient consumption taxes, social transfers, targeting, income, tax, prices, share, taxes, General

Achieving fiscal consolidation without undermining growth and poverty-reduction efforts is a key policy challenge in many countries. Using India as an illustration, this paper shows how a mix of well-designed taxat...

Designing Fiscal Redistribution: The Role of Universal and Targeted Transfers

Designing Fiscal Redistribution: The Role of Universal and Targeted Transfers »

Volume/Issue: 2020/105

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Coady , and Nghia-Piotr Le

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 June 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513547046.001

ISBN: 9781513547046

Keywords: Tax revenue, Tax competition, Tax evasion, Income distribution, Tax systems, Fiscal redistribution, transfers, taxes, targeted, universal

There is a growing debate on the relative merits of universal and targeted social assistance transfers in achieving income redistribution objectives. While the benefits of targeting are clear, i.e., a larger povert...

Fiscal Policy and Income Inequality

Fiscal Policy and Income Inequality »

Volume/Issue: 2014/040

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498343671.007

ISBN: 9781498343671

Keywords: Agricultural sector, Economic growth, Export diversification, Exports, Fiscal reforms, Low-income developing countries, Manufacturing sector, Recurrent taxes on net wealth, Economic conditions, Fiscal policy

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