Latvia Stumbling Towards Progressive Income Taxation

The 2016 Latvian budget includes measures aimed at increasing the progressivity of the income tax system. A new policy brief reports some simulations on the impact of these measures using the Latvian component of EUROMOD.

Latest country report

How the Latvian tax-benefit system is modelled in EUROMOD, including an overview of the system and recent changes: 2014-2017 (EUROMOD version H1.0)

Meet the national team

The Latvian national team is based at The Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies (BICEPS) . BICEPS is an independent research centre located in Riga, Latvia. BICEPS undertake and promote policy-oriented research in economics and other social sciences and provide advice and consulting services for both government and business in the Baltic states and elsewhere.

The current team members are: Anna Pluta, Olegs Matvejevs & Anna Zasova.

Working Papers

Cross country comparative
  1. Factors of the income inequality in the Baltics: income, policy, demography

    Jekaterina Navicke

  2. Effects of tax-benefit policy changes across the income distributions of the EU-28 countries: 2015-2016


  3. Nowcasting: timely indicators for monitoring risk of poverty in 2014-2016

    Katrin Gasior, Olga Rastrigina

List all EUROMOD Working Papers that include analysis of Latvia