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Webinar
Tax effort revisited: How much tax can low-income countries expect to collect?
13 September 2022
Online, Finland
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Working Paper
Tax-benefit microsimulation model in Rwanda: A feasibility study

This paper assesses the feasibility of developing a tax and benefit microsimulation model in Rwanda...

Tax-benefit microsimulation Revenue Microsimulation
Research Brief
Dynamics of domestic revenue mobilization: Are moderate increases more sustainable? GRD Revenue Domestic revenue mobilization
Working Paper
Glimpses of fiscal states in sub-Saharan Africa

There is a widespread perception that taxing in sub-Saharan Africa has been and remains fraught with problems or government failure. This is not generally true...

Tax Revenue Sub-Saharan Africa
Working Paper
Assessing the distributional impact of lowering the value-added tax rate for standard-rated items in Tanzania and options for recouping revenue losses

This paper explores the distributional impact of lowering the value-added tax rate for standard-rated items in Tanzania Mainland...

Value-added tax Microsimulation Redistribution
Report
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
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Mozambique - MOZMOD v2.3

View the latest MOZMOD country report here . This report documents MOZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Mozambique...

Fiscal policy Revenue Taxation
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Zambia - MicroZAMOD v2.3

View the latest MicroZAMOD country report here . This report documents MicroZAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Zambia...

Revenue Taxation SOUTHMOD
Book Chapter
Choices for spending government revenue: New African oil, gas, and mining economies

From the book: Extractive Industries

Extractives Education Revenue
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Zambia - MicroZAMOD v2.0

View the latest MicroZAMOD country report here . This report documents MicroZAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Zambia...

Revenue Taxation SOUTHMOD
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Mozambique - MOZMOD v2.0

View the latest MOZMOD country report here . This report documents MOZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Mozambique...

Fiscal policy Revenue Taxation
Working Paper
Toward closer cohesion of international tax statistics: The ICTD/UNU-WIDER GRD 2017

The Government Revenue Dataset (GRD) was launched in September 2014 and, in the few years since, has gone on to be recognized as the go-to source for researchers and policy makers seeking cross-country data on government revenues and taxes...

Tax Fiscal policy Data
Working Paper
Choices for spending government revenue: New African oil, gas, and mining economies

This paper examines a broad range of opportunities for addressing the pressing human development needs of low-income countries by using new oil, gas, and mineral discoveries...

Extractives Education Revenue
Working Paper
Deflecting my burden, hindering redistribution: How elites influence tax legislation in Latin America

This paper proposes to understand a singular but salient factor that enables the wealthy to deflect their tax burden downwards: elites’ political leverage to shape legislation via their capacity to influence political actors and policy outcomes...

Equality and inequality Revenue Tax evasion
Working Paper
Tax-benefit microsimulation modelling in Mozambique: A feasibility study

This paper assesses the feasibility of developing a tax and benefit microsimulation model in Mozambique...

Fiscal policy Revenue Taxation
Working Paper
Tax-benefit microsimulation modelling in Zambia: A feasibility study

This study presents the findings from a feasibility study on the potential for developing a static tax-benefit microsimulation model for Zambia...

Revenue Taxation
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