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Dr Iva Valentinova Tasseva Senior Research Officer, University of Essex

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Curriculum vitae

My research interests are:

  • inequality and household living standards
  • redistributive effect of tax-benefit policies
  • household behaviour
  • tax-benefit microsimulation

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    Displaying all 7 publications

    1. Europe through the crisis: discretionary policy changes and automatic stabilisers

      Alari Paulus and Iva Valentinova Tasseva

      1. Public Policy
      2. Welfare Benefits
      3. Income Dynamics
      4. Taxation
    2. Indexing out of poverty? Fiscal drag and benefit erosion in cross-national perspective

      Alari Paulus, Holly Sutherland, and Iva Valentinova Tasseva

      1. Households
      2. Economics
      3. Poverty
      4. Public Policy
      5. Welfare Benefits
      6. Income Dynamics
      7. Microsimulation
      8. Taxation
    3. Improving poverty reduction in Europe: what works best where?

      Chrysa Leventi, Holly Sutherland, and Iva Valentinova Tasseva

      1. Households
      2. Poverty
      3. Public Policy
      4. Welfare Benefits
      5. Wages And Earnings
      6. Microsimulation
      7. Taxation
    4. Reducing poverty and inequality through tax-benefit reform and the minimum wage: the UK as a case-study

      Anthony B. Atkinson, Chrysa Leventi, Brian Nolan, et al.

      1. Economics
      2. Poverty
      3. Welfare Benefits
      4. Wages And Earnings
      5. Microsimulation
      6. Taxation
    5. Evaluating the performance of means-tested benefits in Bulgaria

      Iva Valentinova Tasseva

      1. Poverty
      2. Welfare Benefits
      3. Microsimulation
    6. Effects of changes in tax-transfer system on households income distribution in Bulgaria: simulation analysis using EUROMOD for 2011-2015

      Ekaterina Tosheva, Iva Valentinova Tasseva, Dragomir Draganov, et al.

      1. Households
      2. Poverty
      3. Income Dynamics
      4. Microsimulation
      5. Taxation
      6. Economic Policy
    7. Editorial special issue on EUROMOD

      Francesco Figari and Iva Valentinova Tasseva

      1. Welfare Benefits
      2. Research
      3. Microsimulation
      4. Taxation


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    1. Bulgarian benefits system failing over 60 per cent of poor

    Centres and surveys

    Micro-social change, surveys and data, tax and benefit microsimulation


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