Fiscal Policy, Poverty and Redistribution in Latin America Nora Lustig Tulane University Nonresident Fellow CGD and IAD. Inter-American Dialogue Washington, DC, June 4, 2013.
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Washington, DC, June 4, 2013
….but only by 7 percent in Peru, which spends too little on cash transfers
…because funds are not targeted to the poor, the amount of redistribution and poverty reduction has been limited: it is only slightly higher than in Peru
Who bears the burden of taxes and receives the benefits from cash transfers?
The largely positive redistributive picture of Brazil has three main problems: