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BlogTools for effective tax administration
The importance of conducting high-quality analysis for policy advice cannot be understated. The UNU-WIDER Winter School for tax policy research delivered the right tools for my day-to-day work...Tax administration Tax policy UNU-WIDER Winter School
BlogOpportunities beyond lecture rooms – widening my career perspectives as a UNU-WIDER PhD fellow
It was surreal to take a springtime walk along the harbor in Helsinki on my way to UNU-WIDER’s headquarter offices for the first time. My initial application to the UNU-WIDER PhD Fellowship programme had been rejected...UNU-WIDER PhD Fellowship Capacity building Capacity development
BlogLives can be improved when policymakers and researchers collaborate
My motivation for doing economics research comes from the wish to see every human being have their basic needs met and enjoy their life. My interest is in public economics...Public economics Tax policy Tax-benefit microsimulation
ProjectUNU-WIDER Winter School on tax policy research
Theme: Transforming societiesCapacity development Tax administration data SDG17
Project workshopWork-in-progress meeting on tax research collaboration in Tanzania
As part of the Building up efficient and fair tax systems – lessons based on administrative tax data project, a work-in progress meeting was held online between UNU-WIDER, Tanzania Revenue Authority ( TRA ) and Department of Economics of the...
BlogI was a visiting PhD fellow at UNU-WIDER — this is my experience
Virgi Agita Sari joined UNU-WIDER as a visiting PhD fellow in the summer of 2017. Coming from Indonesia, Virgi joined five other fellows from across the globe...UNU-WIDER PhD Fellowship Capacity development Capacity building