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SOUTHMOD country report Ghana - GHAMOD v2.3

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
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

This report documents TAZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Tanzania. This work was carried out by University of Dar es Salaam in collaboration with the project partners in the scope of the SOUTHMOD project...

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
Blog
Data for better tax policy analysis: Introducing the latest version of the Government Revenue Dataset

Thanks to the updated version of the Government Revenue Dataset ( GRD ) we are now able to gain a clear picture of tax and other revenue trends in over 190 countries over the past four decades, up until 2018...

Government revenue Taxation Data
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ghana - GHAMOD v2.0

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

Taxation Government revenue GHAMOD
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Zambia - MicroZAMOD v2.4

This report documents MicroZAMOD, the SOUTHMOD micrososimulation model developed for Zambia...

Taxation Government revenue MicroZAMOD
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Uganda - UGAMOD v1.4

This report documents UGAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Uganda...

SOUTHMOD UGAMOD Taxation
Blog
International tax avoidance and development
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Corporate taxation is at the heart of economic development, and cardiac failure looms if international tax reform is not made globally inclusive There is a close link between a country’s economic development and its capacity to collect tax reve...

International taxation Tax avoidance Tax havens
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SOUTHMOD country report Uganda - UGAMOD v1.1

View the latest UGAMOD country report here . This report documents UGAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Uganda. This work was carried out by Uganda Revenue Authority ( URA ) and Makerere University in collaboration with the project partners...

SOUTHMOD UGAMOD Tax
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SOUTHMOD country report Tanzania - TAZMOD v1.8

This report documents TAZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Tanzania. This work was carried out by University of Dar es Salaam in collaboration with the project partners in the scope of the SOUTHMOD project...

TAZMOD SOUTHMOD Tax
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ghana - GHAMOD v1.3

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

Tax Government revenue GHAMOD
Blog
Revenue data like you’ve never seen it before: Introducing the GRD Explorer

Let’s face it, data is important. It sits at the core of almost everything that we in the development economics research community do. However, the way in which we use, share, understand, interpret and present data is more important still...

Government revenue Taxation Data
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