This book assesses the distributional impact of a number of economic policies on the distribution of income by examining several examples from Colombia. It provides a better base for quantitative comparisons of the effects of different policies.
1. The Distribution of Income in Colombia: An Overview 2. The 1974 Colombian Tax Reform and Income Distribution 3. The Distributive Effects of Local Government Finances in Colombia: A Review of the Evidence 4. The Effects of Inflation on Income Distribution in Colombia: Some Hypotheses and a Framework for Analysis 5. The influence of Education on Labor Incomes: The Colombian Case 6. The New Colombian Exports: Possible Effects on the Distribution of Income 7. Employment and Distribution Effects of Tourism 8. A General Equilibrium Analysis of the Effects of Subsidized Farm Mechanization on Output and Income Distribution in Colombia 9. Income Distribution Consequences of Agricultural Price Supports in Colombia 10. Urban Building and Income Distribution in Colombia: Some Relevant Aspects 11. Low Income Housing Development and Income Distribution: The Impact of Growth and Change