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Request for research proposals: Analysis on firms and taxation using micro data from Uganda
The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) and UNU-WIDER have established a secure research lab in the premises of URA. Want to do research using quality-assured administrative tax data? See the Request for Research Proposals
Annual Report 2021
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Our research and policy briefs provide a short overview with key findings, lessons, and policy implications, from some of our key research outputs.
9 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
AboutBuilding up efficient and fair tax systems – lessons from Rwanda
This project analyses administrative tax data in Rwanda to provide knowledge for better policy-making with respect to mobilizing public revenue for inclusive economic development. The project conducts new, policy-relevant research based on the...Tax administration data SDG17 Rwanda
Project workshopWork-in-progress meeting on tax-benefit microsimulation model for Rwanda
As part of the SOUTHMOD - simulating tax and benefit policies for development project, a work-in progress meeting is held online between UNU-WIDER and the Rwanda Revenue Authority ( RRA ) on 14 March 2022. The objective of the workshop is to present...
NewsNew tax research collaboration and additional SOUTHMOD model for Rwanda Rwanda Tax administration data Tax-benefit microsimulation
WorkshopDeveloping a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Rwanda
As part of the SOUTHMOD project, the national team at the Rwanda Revenue Authority ( RRA ), in collaboration with UNU-WIDER and SASPRI , are organizing a training event to prepare for the development of a dedicated tax-benefit microsimulation model...
Working PaperImproving parenting practices for early child development: Experimental evidence from Rwanda
This paper investigates the short- and medium-term impact of a randomized group-based early child development programme targeting parents of children aged six to 24 months in a poor, rural district of Rwanda...Child education Child development Parenting programme
Journal ArticleIs the Education of Local Children Influenced by Living near a Refugee Camp?: Evidence from Host Communities in Rwanda
Part of Journal Special Issue Migration Governance and Policy in the Global SouthRefugees Impact of refugees Host communities
Working PaperIs the education of local children influenced by living nearby a refugee camp?: Evidence from host communities in Rwanda
This paper studies to what extent and in what ways access to educational services and schooling outcomes of local children are influenced by the presence of a refugee camp in or around their community...Refugees Impact of refugees Host communities
Working PaperFemale political representation in the aftermath of ethnic violence: A comparative analysis of Burundi and Rwanda
We study the impact of electoral gender quotas in post-war Burundi and Rwanda on women’s political representation...Gender quotas Burundi Rwanda