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Gender and Taxation: Revenue Generation for Social Protection in Developing Countries

Gender and Taxation: Revenue Generation for Social Protection in Developing Countries

  • Completion date Jan., 2008
  • Sponsor IDRC, Canada and Ford Foundation
  • Project leader Pinaki Chakraborty
  • Other faculty Lekha Chakraborty
  • Focus

    NIPFP, in collaboration with the American University, Washington DC and University of Kwazulu-tal, South Africa, is part of this multi-country research team and has conducted research on gender dimension of taxation for both direct and indirect taxes in India. Gender dimension of direct tax has been alysed by detailed alysis of the direct tax codes through a gender lens, while for indirect taxes an alysis of household level tax incidence is undertaken.