Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

PhD student Sean Higgins presents paper on Brazil at Conference

September 13th, 2013

Sean Higgins, PhD student in the Department of Economics, presented the paper “Comparing Taxation, Transfers and Redistribution in Brazil” at the IARIW-IBGE Conference on Income, Wealth and Well-being in Latin America on September 11-14. The paper is co-authored by Nora Lustig, Professor of Latin American Economics and CIPR Senior Research Associate, and Whitney Ruble, also a Department of Economics PhD student. The objective of the conference is to bring together researchers working on income and wealth issues in (or relevant for) Latin America, to present original research.