Commitment to Equity: Diagnostic Questionnaire
Nora Lustig ()
No 2, Commitment to Equity (CEQ) Working Paper Series from Tulane University, Department of Economics
In particular, the diagnostic questionnaire is designed to assess how aligned fiscal policies are with supporting a minimum living standard and human capital accumulation, as well as with reducing inequality The objective is to evaluate efforts based on whether governments: i. collect and allocate enough resources to support a minimum living standard for all; ii. collect and distribute resources equitably; iii. ensure that spending is fiscally sustainable and that programs are of good quality and incentive compatible; iv. collect and publish relevant information, as well as are subject to independent evaluations.
Keywords: fiscal incidence; inequality; poverty; taxes; transfers; social policy; Latin America (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: H22 D31 I32 I38 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Published in Commitment to Equity, August 2012, pages 1-20
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