Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): David Sahn , and Stephen Younger
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 December 1999
Keywords: Taxes, health, income distribution, expenditure, expenditures, survey, per, surveys
This paper examines the progressivity of social sector expenditures and taxes in eight sub-Saharan African countries. It uses dominance tests to determine whether health and education expenditures redistribute reso...