The Poverty and Equity implications of a rise in the value added tax: a Microeconomic simulation for Lebanon

This paper examines the impact of a rise in the Value Added Tax (VAT) on poverty and inequality in Lebanon. It develops an empirical model based on consumer demand theory and uses only household survey data on expenditures and spatial price indexes.

United Nations Development Programme
تاريخ النشر: 
الخميس, 1 يناير 2009
نوع المورد: 
Quality of Life, Public Sector Development, Economic Development