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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 country report here . This report documents MicroZAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Zambia. This work was carried out by Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis & Research ( ZIPAR ) in collaboration with the project partners...

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
Book Chapter
Is it Possible to Reform a Customs Administration?: The Role of the Customs Elite on the Reform Process in Cameroon

From the book: The Role of Elites in Economic Development

Decision making (Finance, Public) Corruption Public administration
Working Paper
Is it Possible to Reform a Customs Administration?: The Role of the Customs Elite on the Reform Process in Cameroon

An ethnographic approach is applied to Cameroon customs in order to explore the role and the capacity of the bureaucratic elites to reform their institution...

Decision making (Finance, Public) Corruption Public administration
Working Paper
Agricultural Development for Peace

Agricultural development can contribute significantly to peace by raising incomes and employment, thereby reducing the social frustrations that give rise to violence...

Agriculture International trade Revenue
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