Nora Lustig

Tulane University

Samuel Z. Stone Professor of Latin American Economics and Director of the Commitment to Equity Institute

6823 St Charles Ave

New Orleans, LA 70118

United States

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Scholarly Papers (59)

1.

Rising Inequality in Mexico: Returns to Household Characteristics and the 'Chiapas Effect'

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Nov 1999
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), World Bank and Tulane University
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Do We Know How Much Poverty There is?

IADB Research Working Paper No. 437
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Feb 2001
Independent, Tulane University, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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household survey, poverty, equivalence scales, economies of scale, missing values, underreporting, Latin America

Crises and the Poor: Socially Responsible Macroeconomics

Inter-American Development Bank, Sustainable Development Department, Poverty and Inequality Advisory Unit Working Paper No. 108
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Apr 2000
Nora Lustig
Tulane University
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Crises and the Poor: Socially Responsible Macroeconomics

Posted: 07 Feb 2000
Nora Lustig
Tulane University

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Declining Inequality in Latin America: Some Economics, Some Politics

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 251
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2011
Nancy Birdsall, Nora Lustig and Darryl McLeod
Center for Global Development, Tulane University and Fordham University
Downloads 544 (72,133)
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inequality, Latin America, middle class, political regime

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Deconstructing the Decline in Inequality in Latin America

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6552
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Tulane University, World Bank and UNDP - Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean
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Inequality, Poverty Impact Evaluation, Labor Markets, Population Policies, Labor Policies

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An Evaluation of World Bank Research, 1998 - 2005

Number of pages: 165 Posted: 12 Apr 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Princeton University, Tulane University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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The Impact of Taxes and Social Spending on Inequality and Poverty in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico and Peru: A Synthesis of Results

Tulane Economics Working Paper Series, Working Paper 1216
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2012
Tulane University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Grupo de Analisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE), Tulane University - Department of Economics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Tulane University - Department of Economics, Universidad del CEMA, Independent and Fundacion Del Instituto Alternativo
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fiscal incidence, inequality, poverty, taxes, social spending, Latin America, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, Peru

The Impact of Taxes and Social Spending on Inequality and Poverty in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, and Peru: A Synthesis of Results

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 311
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Mar 2013
Tulane University, United Nations Development Programme - RBLAC, Tulane University, Grupo de Analisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE), Tulane University - Department of Economics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Tulane University - Department of Economics, Universidad del CEMA, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) and Fundacion Del Instituto Alternativo
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fiscal incidence, inequality, poverty, taxes, social spending, Latin America

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The Decline in Inequality in Latin America: How Much, Since When and Why

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Jul 2012
Tulane University, World Bank and UNDP - Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean
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Income inequality, wage gap, government transfers, Latin America

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Fiscal Policy, Income Redistribution and Poverty Reduction in Low and Middle Income Countries

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 448
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Apr 2017
Nora Lustig
Tulane University
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fiscal incidence, social spending, inequality, poverty, developing countries

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Commitment to Equity Assessment (CEQ): Estimating the Incidence of Social Spending, Subsidies, and Taxes - Handbook

Number of pages: 103 Posted: 13 Dec 2013
Nora Lustig and Sean Higgins
Tulane University and Tulane University
Downloads 373 (112,603)
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handbook, taxes and transfers, fiscal incidence, poverty, inequality

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The Impact of Taxes and Social Spending on Inequality and Poverty in El Salvador

In, Nora Lustig (editor), Commitment to Equity Handbook. A Guide to Estimating the Impact of Fiscal Policy on Inequality and Poverty. Brookings Institution Press and CEQ Institute. (2016), Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 447
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Jan 2017
La Fundación Salvadoreña para el Desarrollo Económico y Social, Tulane University and La Fundación Salvadoreña para el Desarrollo Económico y Social
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fiscal incidence, poverty, inequality, El Salvador

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Coping with Rising Food Prices: Policy Dilemmas in the Developing World

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 164
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Apr 2009
Nora Lustig
Tulane University
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Food Prices, Inflation, Poverty, Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean

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Inequality and Poverty Under Latin America’s New Left Regimes

Tulane University Economics Working Paper Series Working Paper #1117
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Jul 2012
Nora Lustig and Darryl McLeod
Tulane University and Fordham University
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inequality, poverty, social policy, new left, Latin America

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Scholars Who Became Practitioners: The Influence of Research on the Design, Evaluation, and Political Survival of Mexico’s Antipoverty Program Progresa/Oportunidades

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 263
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Aug 2011
Nora Lustig
Tulane University
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antipoverty programs, conditional cash transfers, scholars, practitioners, Progresa, Oportunidades, Mexico

Declining Inequality in Latin America in the 2000s: The Cases of Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6248
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Tulane University, World Bank and UNDP - Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Inequality, Poverty Impact Evaluation, Labor Policies, Labor Markets

Declining Inequality in Latin America in the 2000s: The Cases of Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 307
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Mar 2013
Tulane University, World Bank and UNDP - Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean
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income inequality, skill premium, government

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Fiscal Policy, Inequality and the Poor in the Developing World

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 441
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Jan 2017
Nora Lustig
Tulane University
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fiscal incidence, social spending, inequality, poverty, developing countries

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Thought for Food: The Challenges of Coping with Soaring Food Prices

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 15 Nov 2008
Nora Lustig
Tulane University
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Food Prices, Poverty, Inflation, Multilateral Financial Institutions

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Inequality and Fiscal Redistribution in Middle Income Countries: Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Indonesia, Mexico, Peru and South Africa

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 410
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Oct 2015
Nora Lustig
Tulane University
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fiscal incidence, social spending, inequality, developing countries

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Fiscal Incidence, Inequality, Poverty, Taxes, Fiscal Transfers, Latin America

Intergenerational Transmission of Lockdown Consequences: Prognosis of the Longer-Run Persistence of COVID-19 in Latin America

CEQ Working Paper 99, DECEMBER 2020
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Feb 2021
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Tulane University and University of San Andres (UdeSA)
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COVID-19, lockdowns, human capital, school closures, intergenerational persistence, education, inequality, Latin America.

Intergenerational Transmission of Lockdown Consequences: Prognosis of the Longer-Run Persistence of COVID-19 in Latin America

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 21-046
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Jun 2021
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Tulane University and University of San Andres (UdeSA)
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COVID-19, lockdowns, human capital, school closures, intergenerational persistence, education, inequality, Latin America

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The Rise and Fall of Income Inequality in Mexico, 1989–2010

Tulane Economics Working Paper Series # 1201
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Jul 2012
Tulane University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and El Colegio de Mexico - Centro de Estudios Economicos
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inequality, wages, disposable income, labour markets, Mexico

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Analytic Foundations: Measuring the Redistributive Impact of Taxes and Transfers

Nora Lustig (editor), Commitment to Equity Handbook. A Guide to Estimating the Impact of Fiscal Policy on Inequality and Poverty. Brookings Institution Press and CEQ Institute. (2016), Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 446
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 06 Jan 2017
Ali Enami, Nora Lustig and Rodrigo Aranda
Tulane University - Department of Economics, Tulane University and Tulane University
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Taxes, subsidies, redistribution, fiscal transfers

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Understanding the Dynamics of Labor Income Inequality in Latin America

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7795
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Sep 2016
World Bank, World Bank, Tulane University and World Bank
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Economics of Education

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Multidimensional Indices of Achievements and Poverty: What Do We Gain and What Do We Lose?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 262
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Aug 2011
Nora Lustig
Tulane University
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poverty measurement, multidimensional poverty, deprivation, axioms, Human Development Index, capabilities, substitutability, trade-offs, welfare, country classifications

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Do We Know How Much Poverty There is?

IDB Working Paper No. 367
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Center for Education and Social Studies, Tulane University, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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Social Spending, Taxes and Income Redistribution in Uruguay

Departamento de Economia, Facultad de Ciencias Socilaes Universidad de la Republica, Documentos de Trabajo 12/12
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Sep 2012
Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay, Tulane University, Departamento de Economía, dECON and Universidad de la Republica
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poverty, inequality, Uruguay, social spending, taxes

Social Spending, Taxes and Income Redistribution in Uruguay

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6380
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay, Tulane University, Departamento de Economía, dECON and Universidad de la Republica
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Emerging Markets, Debt Markets, Services & Transfers to Poor, Economic Theory & Research

Appraising Cross-National Income Inequality Databases: An Introduction

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7489
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Tulane University and Tulane University
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Inequality, Equity and Development, Development Patterns and Poverty, Pro-Poor Growth, Achieving Shared Growth

Appraising Cross-National Income Inequality Databases: An Introduction

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9468
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Nov 2015
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Tulane University and Tulane University
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inequality comparisons, inequality databases, international inequality

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Latin America's Inequality Success Story

Current History, Vol. 112, Issue 751, p. 64, February 2013
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Apr 2017
Nora Lustig
Tulane University
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Fiscal Incidence, Fiscal Mobility and the Poor: A New Approach

Tulane Economics Working Paper Series No. 1202
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Jul 2012
Nora Lustig and Sean Higgins
Tulane University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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fiscal incidence, taxes and transfers, inequality, poverty, redistribution, mobility

Social Spending and Income Redistribution in Argentina During the 2000s: The Rising Role of Noncontributory Pensions

Serie Documentos de Trabajo, Universidad del CEMA, Doc. No. 499
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Mar 2013
Nora Lustig and Carola Pessino
Tulane University and University of CEMA - Economics
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social spending, benefit incidence, inequality, poverty, Argentina

Social Spending and Income Redistribution in Argentina During the 2000s: The Rising Role of Noncontributory Pensions

Documentos de Trabajo Nro. 499
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Dec 2013
Nora Lustig and Carola Pessino
Tulane University and Universidad del CEMA
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social spending, benefit incidence, inequality, poverty, Argentina

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The Strugglers: The New Poor in Latin America?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 337
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 08 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2014
Nancy Birdsall, Nora Lustig and Christian Meyer
Center for Global Development, Tulane University and European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO)
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income distribution, poverty, inequality, distribution, fiscal incidence, safety net

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Fiscal Policy, Inequality, and the Ethnic Divide in Guatemala

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 397
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Jun 2015
Wilson Center, Tulane University and Banco de Guatemala
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inequality, poverty, ethnic divide, fiscal incidence, taxes, social spending, Guatemala

Comparing the Incidence of Taxes and Social Spending in Brazil and the United States

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 360
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Jun 2014
Tulane University, Tulane University, Tulane University and Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin - Madison
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inequality, fiscal policy, taxation, social spending

Comparing the Incidence of Taxes and Social Spending in Brazil and the United States

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 62, pp. S22-S46, 2016
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Aug 2016
Tulane University, Tulane University, Tulane University and Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin - Madison
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fiscal policy, inequality, social spending, taxation

Comparing the Incidence of Taxes and Social Spending in Brazil and the United States

CEQ Working Paper No. 16
Posted: 18 Apr 2017
Tulane University, Tulane University, Tulane University and Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin - Madison

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Inequality, Fiscal Policy, Taxation, Social Spending

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Declining Wages for College-Educated Workers in Mexico: Are Younger or Older Cohorts Hurt the Most?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7546
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
El Colegio de Mexico - Centro de Estudios Economicos, World Bank and Tulane University
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Work & Working Conditions, Labor Policies, Youth and Government, Labor Markets, Tertiary Education

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The Impact of Taxes, Transfers, and Subsidies on Inequality and Poverty in Uganda

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 443
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Jan 2017
Tulane University, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, International Growth Center and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - The International Growth Centre
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Fiscal Incidence, Poverty, Inequality, Fiscal Policy, Uganda

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Commitment to Equity Assessment (CEQ): A Diagnostic Framework to Assess Governments’ Fiscal Policies Handbook

Tulane Economics Working Paper Series, Working Paper No. 1122
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 21 Jul 2012
Nora Lustig
Tulane University
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poverty, inequality, fiscal incidence, social policy, Latin America

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Fiscal Policy, Inequality and Poverty in Iran: Assessing the Impact and Effectiveness of Taxes and Transfers the Poor in the Developing World

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 442
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Jan 2017
Tulane University - Department of Economics, Tulane University and University of Akron - Department of EconomicsConcordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics
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inequality, poverty, marginal contribution, CEQ framework, policy simulation

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Can a Poverty-Reducing and Progressive Tax and Transfer System Hurt the Poor?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 405
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jun 2015
Sean Higgins and Nora Lustig
Tulane University and Tulane University
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taxes, poverty, inequality, Brazil

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Fiscal Policy, Income Redistribution, and Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Tunisia

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 64, pp. S225-S248, 2018
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, Tulane University, United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and Göteborg University
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benefit incidence, inequality, poverty, social spending, Tunisia

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Crisis and the Poor: Socially Responsible Macroeconomics

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Apr 2017
Nora Lustig
Tulane University
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Nowcasting the Impact of Covid-19 on Education, Intergenerational Mobility and Earnings Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 22-022
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jul 2022
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Tulane University and Tulane University
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COVID-19, lockdowns, human capital, school closures, intergenerational persistence, education, inequality, Africa

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Inequality Convergence: How Sensitive are Results to the Choice of Data?

Posted: 12 Apr 2017
Nora Lustig and Daniel Teles
Tulane University and Tulane University

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Decomposing Changes in Male Wage Distribution in Brazil

Posted: 12 Apr 2017
Nora Lustig
Tulane University

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Wage inequality, decomposition, wage structure effect, composition effect, education expansion

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Inequality and Human Development in Latin-America: A Long-Run Perspective

Posted: 12 Apr 2017
Tulane University, World Bank and UNDP - Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean

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Economic Crisis, Adjustment and Living Standards in Mexico: 1982-1985

Posted: 12 Apr 2017
Nora Lustig
Tulane University

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Terms of Trade and Class Conflict in a Computable General Equilibrium Model for Mexico

Posted: 12 Apr 2017
Bill Gibson, Nora Lustig and Lance Taylor
University of Vermont - Department of Economics, Tulane University and Independent

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The North American Free Trade Agreement: A Mexican Perspective

Posted: 11 Apr 2017
Nora Lustig
Tulane University

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Prospects for Growth and the Environment in Mexico in the 1990s

Posted: 11 Apr 2017
Nora Lustig, Jaime Ros and Adriaan Ten Kate
Tulane University, University of Notre Dame - Department of Economics and Independent

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NAFTA: Setting the Record Straight

Posted: 11 Apr 2017
Nora Lustig
Tulane University

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Why is Inequality Back on the Agenda?

Posted: 11 Apr 2017
Ravi Kanbur and Nora Lustig
Cornell University and Tulane University

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Welfare and Poverty; Economic Development; Economic Growth; Comparative Studies of Countries

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Life Is Not Easy: Mexico's Quest for Stability and Growth

Posted: 11 Apr 2017
Nora Lustig
Tulane University

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Poverty, Economic Inflation, Economic Reform, Imports, Tariffs, Economic Crises, Trade Liberalization, Economic Growth Models, Economic Growth, International Economics

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The Impact of Taxes and Social Spending on Inequality and Poverty in Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay. Introduction to Special Issue

Public Finance Review, Vol 42, Issue 3, 2014
Posted: 11 Apr 2017
Nora Lustig, Carola Pessino and John Scott
Tulane University, University of CEMA - Economics and Independent

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Fiscal, Incidence, Inequality, Poverty, Taxes, Social Spending, Latin America

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Measuring Impoverishment: An Overlooked Dimension of Fiscal Incidence

Posted: 17 Dec 2013
Nora Lustig and Sean Higgins
Tulane University and Tulane University

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stochastic dominance, poverty, fiscal incidence, mobility

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Minimum Wages and Poverty in Developing Countries: Some Empirical Evidence

Brookings Discussion Papers in International Economics No. 125
Posted: 15 Jan 1997
Nora Lustig and Darryl McLeod
Tulane University and Fordham University

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