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Uruguayan microsimulation model


  • Verónica Amarante

    () (Universidad de la República)

  • Marisa Bucheli

    (Universidad de la República)

  • Cecilia Olivieri

    (Universidad de la República)

  • Ivone Perazzo

    (Universidad de la República)


This microsimulation model of the tax-benefit system in Uruguay is the companion to the following paper (which has to be cited when using the model): Verónica Amarante, Marisa Bucheli, Cecilia Olivieri and Ivone Perazzo (2012), “Distributive impacts of alternative tax structures: the case of Uruguay”, in Carlos M. Urzúa (ed.), Fiscal Inclusive Development: Microsimulation Models for Latin America, Mexico City: ITESM-IDRC-UNDP, pp. 139-158. 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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  • Verónica Amarante & Marisa Bucheli & Cecilia Olivieri & Ivone Perazzo, 2011. "Uruguayan microsimulation model," EGAP Computer Code 2011-06, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Ciudad de México.
  • Handle: RePEc:ega:comcod:201106

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    Microsimulation model; tax-benefit system; Uruguay;

    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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