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Revenue
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 policymakers 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 Framework
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
Working Paper
The Revenue and Double Dividend Potential of Taxes on International Private Capital Flows and Securities Transactions

This paper explores two proposals to tax financial flows in developing economies—the package of policies implemented to various degrees by Chile and Colombia during the 1990s, widely referred to today as the Chilean model—and securities t...

Economic policy Revenue Securities
Working Paper
The Politics of Revenue Sharing in Resource-Dependent States

In a significant number of developing countries, revenue from the sale of a few natural resources accounts for the vast majority of export earnings and a large share of total government revenue...

Distribution (Economic theory) Equality and inequality Natural resources
Book Chapter
The Redistribution of the Costs and Benefits of Transition

From the book: From Shock to Therapy

Distribution (Economic theory) Equality and inequality Privatization
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