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Welfare Consequences of a Recent Tax Reform in Mexico

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  • Urzúa, Carlos M.

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This paper evaluates the indirect tax reforms that took place in Mexico in 1995 and 1998, focusing on their impact on welfare at the household and social levels. The empirical analysis is based on the estimation of an Almost Ideal Demand system, using its correct nonlinear version and by means of the generalized method of moments.

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Paper provided by Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Ciudad de México in its series EGAP Working Papers with number 200306.

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Date of creation: Mar 2000
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Publication status: Published in Estudios Económicos, 2001, vol. 16, pp. 57-72.
Handle: RePEc:ega:docume:200306

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Keywords: indirect tax reform; empirical analysis;

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  1. Urzúa, Carlos M., 2003. "Igualdad y eficiencia: Un recuento de esquemas tributarios para México," EGAP Working Papers 2004-01, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Ciudad de México.
  2. Urzúa, Carlos M., 2004. "The Ahmad-Stern approach revisited: Variants and an application to Mexico," EGAP Working Papers 2004-05, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Ciudad de México.
  3. repec:ebl:ecbull:v:8:y:2005:i:4:p:1-8 is not listed on IDEAS
  4. Carlos M. Urzúa, 2005. "The Ahmad-Stern approach revisited," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 8(4), pages 1-8.

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