Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

CEQ Results Featured in World Bank's "Inequality in Focus" Newsletter

July 3rd, 2012

In the latest issue of the World Bank‘€™s newsletter ‘€œInequality in Focus,‘€ Professor Nora Lustig has published an article, ‘€œTaxes, Transfers, and Income Redistribution in Latin America.‘€ The article features the results of research being done by the Commitment to Equity (CEQ) initiative, a joint project of the Inter-American Dialogue and Tulane University. The research being done by the CEQ teams in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay explores how much reduction in inequality and poverty Latin America accomplishes through taxes and transfers and also how progressive revenue-collection and social-spending patterns are.

Full text of the article can be found here.