An autonomous research institute under the Ministry of Finance


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

Publication date

Jan, 2008


Report submitted to the IDRC, Canada and Ford Foundation


Pinaki Chakraborty, Lekha Chakraborty


NIPFP, in collaboration with the American University, Washington DC and University of Kwazulu-Natal, 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 analysed by detailed analysis of the direct tax codes through a gender lens, while for indirect taxes an analysis of household level tax incidence is undertaken.

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