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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
BlogExperiences from UNU-WIDER Winter School 2022: One of the best global training programmes in tax research
Across Africa, governments are now waking up to the fact that taxation targets or economic development goals will not be met without policies that are based on scientific evidence...Tax policy Public economics UNU-WIDER Winter School
Journal ArticlePublic economics and development action: an introduction to a special issue in International Tax and Public Finance
Part of Journal Special Issue Public economics and development actionInternational taxation Public finance SDG17
Journal Special IssuePublic economics and development action
Tax, and public-sector matters more generally, is high on the agenda of international development. This is clearly reflected in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) approved by the United Nations General Assembly in September of 2015...Public economics Public finance International taxation
PresentationEmpirical methods in public economics
Presentation lecture by Jukka Pirttilä . Title: 'Empirical methods in public economics'. A joint Nordic PhD course on Public economics...