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Photo: UNU-WIDER GRD 2022 update: Tax and revenue data for 197 countries in one dataset GRD Government revenue Database
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Tax revenues and tax capacity in sub-Saharan Africa

African countries raise lower amounts of tax as a share of national income (GDP) than other countries. Researchers are interested in understanding why this is the case...

Government tax revenue Government revenue domestic resource mobilization
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Frequently asked questions - Government Revenue Dataset (GRD)

Q. What are the various options for accessing the GRD? The GRD can be accessed in several ways. The GRD Explorer presents the dataset in a user-friendly, intuitive online tool that allows users to visualize or download custom selections of the data...

FAQ GRD Government revenue
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Tanzania - TAZMOD v2.5

This report documents TAZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Tanzania. It describes the different tax–benefit policies in place, how the microsimulation model picks up these different provisions, and the database on which the model runs...

Tax Government revenue Government spending policy
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Uganda - UGAMOD v1.8

This report documents UGAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Uganda. It describes the different tax–benefit policies in place, how the microsimulation model picks up these different provisions, and the database on which the model runs...

Taxation Government revenue Government spending policy
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ghana - GHAMOD v2.5

This report documents GHAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Ghana. The report describes the different tax-benefit policies in place, how the microsimulation model picks up these different provisions, and the database on which the model runs...

Taxation Government revenue GHAMOD
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ethiopia - ETMOD v2.3

This report documents ETMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Ethiopia. Since 2020 the Ethiopian national team is based at the University of Insubria (Italy). It includes Adnan A...

Tax Government revenue Government spending policy
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Zambia - MicroZAMOD v2.12

This report documents MicroZAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Zambia. This work was carried out by Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis & Research ( ZIPAR ) in collaboration with the project partners...

Taxation Government revenue MicroZAMOD
Technical Note
Government Revenue Dataset (2021): country notes

This technical note is the third in a series based on the UNU-WIDER Government Revenue Dataset (GRD). The preceding notes have described in detail the variables contained within the GRD and the source selection procedures ...

GRD Government revenue Tax data
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ghana - GHAMOD v2.3

View the latest GHAMOD country report here . This report documents GHAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Ghana...

Taxation Government revenue GHAMOD
News
GRD Explorer New release of the Government Revenue Dataset (GRD) covers up to 40 years of tax and revenue data GRD Government revenue Database
Technical Note
Government Revenue Dataset (2021): variable description

This technical note is part of a series of technical notes describing the construction of the Government Revenue Dataset (GRD)...

GRD Tax data Tax revenue
Technical Note
Government Revenue Dataset (2021): source selection

This technical note is part of a series of technical notes describing the construction of the Government Revenue Dataset (GRD). We provide an overview of the underlying sources in the GRD and the criteria used in order to select data from them...

GRD Data sources Government revenue
Blog
How global tax dodging costs lives: New research shows a direct link to increased death rates

Tax abuse is an expensive business. According to a recent report by the Tax Justice Network, avoiding or evading tax deprives governments across the world of around US$427 billion (£302 billion) every year...

Tax evasion Tax avoidance Human rights
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SOUTHMOD country report Tanzania - TAZMOD v2.1

View the latest TAZMOD country report here . This report documents TAZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Tanzania...

TAZMOD SOUTHMOD Tax
Blog
From the editor's desk: Focus on data

This month, a partnership between UNU-WIDER and the Groningen Growth and Development Center (GGDC) brings a new database on economic transformation public...

Data Economic Transformation Database Income inequality
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