Botswana: Mineral Wealth, Social Transfers and Taxation

In a new paper in the Journal of Contemporary African Studies, SASPEN Advisory Council member Dr Marianne Ulriksen examines the relationship between mineral wealth and redistribution in Botswana, analyzing social transfers and taxation. The first 50 people to access the article will be able to download the paper for free and … ———- Please continue reading

Is targeting ethical? – new blog post by Stephen Devereux on SASPEN INSIGHTS

A new blog piece is out on SASPEN INSIGHTS! In Is targeting ethical? Stephen Devereux argues in favor of redistribution by targeting transfers based on the need principle and giving the poorer more to reduce the gap between poor and affluent, thereby challenging universal income transfers that give lump sums … ———- Please continue reading