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How exactly are social protection and taxation linked?

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June, 2016

The ODI has been carrying out a project that investigates the relationship between taxation and social protection. Does taxation necessarily alleviate poverty and/or inequality? Can it, despite good intentions, exacerbate inequality? The outcomes include a guidance note that provides information on policy makers, a livestream video of an event on the impact of taxes and transfers and a working paper on different efforts put into including social protection in taxation.

Bringing taxation into social protection analysis and planning: guidance note (Francesca Bastagli)

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Social protection, taxation and inequality:

Working paper
Bringing taxation into social protection analysis and planning: working paper (Francesca Bastagli)

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