Globalization and the Role of Public Transfers in Redistributing Income in Latin America and the Caribbean

Lindert, Kathy, Shapiro, Joseph and Skoufias, Emmanuel (2009). Globalization and the Role of Public Transfers in Redistributing Income in Latin America and the Caribbean. UNU-WIDER.

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    Author Lindert, Kathy
    Shapiro, Joseph
    Skoufias, Emmanuel
    Title Globalization and the Role of Public Transfers in Redistributing Income in Latin America and the Caribbean
    Volume/Issue No. 2/1/2009
    Publication Date 2009
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 29
    Language eng
    Abstract

    This paper focuses on measuring the extent to which publicly subsidized transfers in Latin America and the Caribbean redistribute income. The redistributive power of 56 transfers in eight countries is measured by their simulated impacts on poverty and ine

    UNU Topics of Focus Poverty
    Keyword Equality and inequality
    Income distribution
    Insurance
    Poverty
    Public welfare
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2009
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 18102611
    ISBN 9789292301699
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