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Request for research proposals: Analysis on firms and taxation using micro data from Uganda
The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) and UNU-WIDER have established a secure research lab in the premises of URA. Want to do research using quality-assured administrative tax data? See the Request for Research Proposals
Annual Report 2021
We look back at our key achievements over 2021 and highlight our recent contributions to the data revolution, SDG 8 (Decent work and economic growth) and SDG 16 (Peace, justice and strong institutions). Read more
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Social Mobility in Developing Countries: Concepts, Methods, and Determinants
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BlogTax havens - What is the nature of the beast?
International development organizations largely agree that illicit capital flight from developing countries is an obstacle for development. And transparency is commonly seen as the best way to tackle the issue. But is it enough?...Corporate income tax Taxation Law and legislation (Taxation)
Working PaperTax Policy Reforms in Nigeria
Nigeria is governed by a federal system, hence its fiscal operations also adhere to the same principle, a fact which has serious implications on how the tax system is managed. The country’s tax system is lopsided, and dominated by oil revenue...Public administration Taxation Law and legislation (Taxation)
Book ChapterRevenue Potential of the Tobin Tax for Development Finance: A Critical Appraisal Economic assistance and foreign aid Globalization Public goods
Working PaperRevenue Potential of the Currency Transaction Tax for Development Finance: A Critical Appraisal
The paper assesses the potential of currency transaction taxes (CTT, widely known as the Tobin tax), to raise revenue for global development...Economic assistance and foreign aid Globalization Public goods