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Brazilian microsimulation model


  • José Ricardo Bezerra Nogueira

    (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco)

  • Rozane Bezerra de Siqueira

    (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco)

  • Evaldo Santana de Souza

    (Universidade Federal de Pernambuco)

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This microsimulation model of the tax-benefit system in Brazil is the companion to the following paper (which has to be cited when using the model): José Ricardo Bezerra Nogueira, Rozane Bezerra de Siqueira and Evaldo Santana de Souza (2011) “A Brazilian tax-benefit microsimulation model”, in Carlos M. Urzúa (ed.), Fiscal Inclusive Development: Microsimulation Models for Latin America, Mexico City: ITESM-IDRC-UNDP, pp. 19-50. The program is free software and it is written using Stata. It can be modified under the terms of the GNU General Public License. The program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful to modelers, but without any warranty whatsoever.

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  • José Ricardo Bezerra Nogueira & Rozane Bezerra de Siqueira & Evaldo Santana de Souza, 2011. "Brazilian microsimulation model," EGAP Computer Code 2011-02, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Ciudad de México.
  • Handle: RePEc:ega:comcod:201102

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    Microsimulation model; tax-benefit system; Brazil; Stata;
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    JEL classification:

    • C63 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Computational Techniques
    • H22 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Incidence
    • H24 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Personal Income and Other Nonbusiness Taxes and Subsidies
    • H50 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - General


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