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Working Paper
Law enforcement and illegal markets: Evidence from the regulation of junkyards in Brazil

I describe how monitoring and harsher law enforcement reduce the expected economic benefits of crime...

Law enforcement Crime Regulation
Working Paper
So close and yet so far: the ability of mandatory disclosure rules to crack down on offshore tax evasion

We study the short-term effect of the introduction of the mandatory disclosure programme for aggressive tax arrangements by focusing on the one introduced in May 2018 under Council Directive 2018/288/EU (or DAC6)...

Tax evasion Income under-reporting Regulation
Journal Article
Precarization or protection?: The role of trade and labour policies on informality

Part of Journal Special Issue What sustains informality

Brazil Informality Trade
Working Paper
The regulation of interconnection and regulatory alignment in the Southern African Development Community

This paper analyses interconnection in telecommunications markets in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, focusing on cross-border roaming as well as international interconnection...

Southern African Development Community Competition Regulation
Working Paper
Informal employment or informal firms? Regulatory enforcement and the transformation of the informal sector

While there is general agreement that regulatory avoidance is an important part of firms’ decisions to produce in the informal sector, there is much less agreement on how regulation and enforcement affect firms’ decisions on, inter alia, ...

Informal sector Regulation Spillovers
Working Paper
Precarization or protection? The impact of trade and labour policies on informality

Several episodes of market-oriented reforms in developing countries have been accompanied by a significant rise in work outside of the formal economy...

Brazil Informality Trade
Working Paper
Comparative approaches to key issues in the economic regulation of telecommunications markets in South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

This paper reviews comparative approaches to key issues in economic regulation in four countries of the Southern African Development Community, and how this has been reflected in outcomes in terms of competition, prices, access, and innovation in tel...

Competition Regulation Southern African Development Community
Tax 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)
Book Chapter
The regulation of extractives: An overview

From the book: Extractive Industries

Regulation Extractive industries Mining
Journal Article
The causes of high intra-regional road freight rates for food and commodities in Southern Africa

Part of Journal Special Issue Regional Growth Opportunities

Cross-border logistics Road transportation Southern Africa
Working Paper
Understanding intra-regional transport: Competition in road transportation between Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

Efficient transport links are critical to enhancing the integration of markets in Southern Africa...

Cross-border logistics Road transportation Southern Africa
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