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Fiscal incidence in Africa

David E. Sahn

Fiscal incidence in Africa

microeconomic evidence

by David E. Sahn

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Published by CFNPP Pub. Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tax incidence,
  • Household surveys,
  • Income distribution

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementDavid E. Sahn ; Stephen D. Younger
    ContributionsYounger, Stephen D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.I5 S244 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25243386M
    LC Control Number2010530768

    The African Statistical Yearbook is a result of these concerted and coordinated efforts among the three main continental institutions (AfDB, AUC, and UNECA) in their quest to provide users with quality statistical information to inform Africa's development initiatives. Download full report. Gender Statistics: Isabel Schmidt (Chief Director) [email protected]: Tshepo Mabela (Director) [email protected]: Mortality & Causes of Death, Perinatal deaths in South Africa, Living conditions survey (LCS), Thematic Health Report, South Africa Demographic and Health Survey.

    Field Listing:: Fiscal year This entry identifies the beginning and ending months for a country's accounting period of 12 months, which often is the calendar year but which may begin in any month. All yearly references are for the calendar year (CY) unless indicated as a noncalendar fiscal year (FY). South Africa scored 44 points out of on the Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International. Corruption Index in South Africa averaged Points from until , reaching an all time high of Points in and a record low of 41 Points in This page provides the latest reported value for - South Africa Corruption Index - plus previous releases.

    Retail companies based in Africa and listed on the continent were included in the top 25 African powers of retailing, based on their non-auto retail revenue for fiscal year (encompassing fiscal years ended through June ). African-listed subsidiaries of large global retailers are included as individual entities in this report, and. Eastern and Southern Africa members, by country, – 25 12 Exports and imports in East Africa, by country, –17 (exports) and (imports) 29 A Real GDP growth rate in East Africa, by country, –20 39 A External debt accumulation in East Africa, by country, –18


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For South Africa, van der Berg ( van der Berg (, ) has carried out a number of fiscal incidence analyses that consider the whole set of social policies, including healthcare and education Author: Servaas Van Der Berg. In book: Poverty in Africa: Analytical and Policy Perspectives, Chapter: Fiscal Incidence in Africa: Microeconomic Evidence, Publisher: University of Nairobi Press, Editors: Augustin Fosu, Germano.

Fiscal incidence of social spending in South Africa, A report to National Treasury Servaas van der Berg 2 University of Stellenbosch 28 February " it should be emphasized that the impression of preciseness left by the (fiscal incidence) studies surveyed here is definitely questionable; the estimates obtained.

Downloadable. This paper presents the findings of a study undertaken for the South African National Treasury regarding the expenditure incidence of social spending in South Africa inand also regarding changes in incidence in the period following democratisation.

Concentration ratios and concentration curves show that there have been considerable shifts in social spending incidence in. This thesis considers fiscal incidence modelling in South Africa. We use literature and empirical data to show that the bulk of government expenditure in South Africa is unproductive.

For this reason, we suggest an alternative fiscal policy mix that focuses on a specific, productive and wealth-creative expenditure item, : Francois Jacobus Stofberg. "In this paper, the authors examines the extent to which different kinds of taxes and expenditures succeed in transferring resources to the poor in Africa.

In examining the welfare impact of fiscal policy, the study is limited to a more easily measured and understood definition of poverty in terms.

This article presents a review of seventy years of fiscal incidence studies in South Africa, commencing with the first study carried out at the beginning of the s by the Native Economic Commission.

All the studies reviewed agree that the budget has been an instrument of limited redistribution to. Fiscal Incidence in Tanzania: Commitment to Equity. Stephen D. Younger. Kenneth Mdadila. 29 Jan free school books and uniforms for some disadvantaged children; and distribution of free bed nets.

The Africa Portal is a research repository and. Fiscal expenditure incidence in South Africa, and 1 A report for the National Treasury Servaas van der Berg Department of Economics University of Stellenbosch ([email protected]; Tel: +27 21 ; Fax: +27 21 ) 21st February, Introduction.

possible use of fiscal policy to achieve its goal of reducing poverty, both in the present and in the long-term. In this context, this paper assesses the impact of fiscal policy on the incidence, depth, and severity of poverty and examines whether there is room for an increased role for fiscal policy in improving the well-being of the very poorest.

Estimates the distributional impact of the main elements of general government taxation and spending in South Africa, applying fiscal incidence analysis to the /11 Income and Expenditure Survey (IES) and analyzing (1) the incidence of percent of total tax revenue, including personal income tax (PIT), value added tax (VAT), excise taxes on alcohol and tobacco, and the general fuel levy.

Fiscal Studies. Vol Issue 3. Expenditure Incidence in Africa: Microeconomic Evidence. David E. Sahn. Cornell University. Search for more papers by this author. Stephen D. Younger. Cornell University.

Search for more papers by this author. David E. Sahn. Cornell University. Factsheet Key Facts Tuberculosis (TB) is the ninth leading cause of death worldwide and the leading cause from a single infectious agent, ranking above HIV/AIDS. Inmillion people fell ill with TB in the African region, accounting for a quarter of new TB cases worldwide.

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The paper also assesses the redistributive effectiveness of fiscal interventions given the resources used. Because it applies the Commitment to Equity methodology, the results for South Africa can be compared with other middle-income countries for which the framework has also been applied.

The main results are. Fiscal Incidence in Africa: Microeconomic Evidence David E. Sahn* Stephen D. Younger* CORNELL UNIVERSITY October *The authors appreciate the support of the African Economic Research Consortium, the International Monetary Fund, and the U.S.

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