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UNU-WIDER Innovative Sources for Development Finance (with UN Desa)

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A family in Tarialan, Uvs Province, Mongolia, uses a solar panel to generate power for their 'ger', a traditional Mongolian tent. Tarialan, Mongolia. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe.

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Innovative Sources for Development Finance (with UN DESA)

Project name/title
Innovative Sources for Development Finance (with UN DESA)
Development and Finance
A joint project with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) in response to the UN General Assembly call for a rigorous study on ways to increase external finance for developing countries, particularly to meet the Millennium Development Goals. Topics include: environmental taxation for development; revenue potential of the Tobin tax; Special Drawing Rights; the International Finance Facility; private donations for development; a global lottery and a global premium bond; remittances by emigrants; global public economics; national taxation, fiscal federalism, and global taxation. To be published in 2004: Anthony B. Atkinson (ed.) New Sources for Development Finance, Oxford University Press for UNU-WIDER.
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