Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Higgins, Pereira paper highlighted in Folha de Sao Paulo newspaper

March 6th, 2014

Sean Higgins, Ph.D. Student and B.S. ’11 in Economics, and Claudiney Pereira, Professor of Economics, were cited in Folha de Sao Paulo opinion section by Fernando Rugitsky in his article “Injustiça tributária.” Higgins and Pereira, both members of the Commitment to Equity team, composed a study about The Effects of Brazil’s High Taxation and Social Spending on the Distribution of Household Income, and Rugitsky cited data from that study on indirect taxes.

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