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Building up efficient and fair tax systems – lessons from Tanzania

This project analyses administrative tax data in Tanzania to provide knowledge for better policy-making with respect to mobilizing public revenue for inclusive economic development. The project aims to conduct new, policy-relevant research based on...

Tax administration data Tanzania
Seminar
Samwel J. Kabote and Jires Tunguhole on the determinants of clove exports in Zanzibar

Samwel J. Kabote and Jires Tunguhole give a presentation on 10 December at 10-11am (UTC+2) as part of the Sustainable development solutions for Tanzania – strengthening research to achieve SDGs project. The presentation is held as a webinar,...

10 December 2021
Online, Finland
Past event
Blog
Ending aid dependency: Taxation in developing countries can be improved through collaboration

Finland aims to raise the amount of its development assistance to 0.7% of GDP, and this goal has good grounds. But how can we make sure that the countries receiving the donor funding will not stay dependent on the external aid for a long time?...

Tax compliance Tanzania Tax administration
Workshop
Fourth training on TAZMOD - a tax-benefit microsimulation model for Tanzania

As part of the SOUTHMOD project, the national team at University of Dar es Salaam in collaboration with UNU-WIDER, and Southern African Social Policy Research Insights ( SASPRI ) organizes a training event on the TAZMOD model. This fourth training...

29 November 20212 December 2021
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Past event
Presentation
Roosa Lambin and Milla Nyyssölä on social policy trajectories and women in Tanzania

The virtual conference Social Policy in Africa is organized 22-24 November 2021 by University of South Africa (UNISA) in the City of Tshwane in South Africa. On 22 November researchers Roosa Lambin and Milla Nyyssölä give a presentation in...

22 November 2021
online, South Africa
Past event
Presentation
Ayu Pratiwi and Milla Nyyssölä on land rights and inter-generational resource allocations in Tanzania

On 17 November 2021 Turku University researcher Ayu Pratiwi and UNU-WIDER Research Associate Milla Nyyssölä give a presentation at the weekly online seminar of the Labour Institute for Economic Research . The topic of their presentation is...

17 November 2021
online, Finland
Past event
Research Brief
Improving the efficiency of tax collection in Tanzania: Evidence from risk-based tax examinations Risk-based approach Tax compliance Tanzania
Lecture
Stata training for Domestic savings country authors

Capacity development on using Stata software is provided to the country authors of The domestic savings shortfall in developing countries – what can be done about it? project. The training is provided virtually by UNU-WIDER Research Associate...

27 October 202129 October 2021
Online, Finland
Past event
News
Press Release | New UN study reveals limited impact of tax and social protection policies in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa Africa SOUTHMOD Tax-benefit microsimulation
Policy Brief
Limited impact of the tax-benefit system in Tanzania during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 COVID-19 Income distribution Poverty
Presentation
Roosa Lambin and Milla Nyyssölä on social protection and gender in Tanzania

On 29 September 2021 UNU-WIDER researchers Roosa Lambin and Milla Nyyssölä give a presentation at the weekly online seminar of the Labour Institute for Economic Research . The topic of their presentation is Social protection and gender in...

29 September 2021
online, Finland
Past event
Working Paper
The informal sector and the safety of female traders in Tanzania: A reflection of practices, policies, and legislation

This paper assesses the participation of female traders, safety factors, and existing policies and legislation in the informal sector in Tanzania...

Informal sector female entrepreneurship Tanzania
Working Paper
Improving young women’s working conditions in Tanzania’s urban food vending sector

In this paper, we investigate the working conditions of the young women working as assistants in the food vending sector in Tanzania using interviews and focus group discussions which are supplemented with quantitative survey...

Tanzania Working conditions Food retailing
Working Paper
The effects of a risk-based approach to tax examinations: Evidence from Tanzania

While technical assistance and increased use of ICT in the area of tax administration have been regarded to hold considerable promise for greater revenue collection, the evidence on how these activities work in the real-world circumstances of develop...

Risk-based approach Tax compliance Tanzania
Policy Brief
Regional integration and Tanzania’s export performance East African Community Customs union Single Customs Territory
Technical Note
Exploring the quality of income data in two South African household surveys which underpin SAMOD

This note has set out several data processes that have been undertaken using the income data in dataset(s) that underpin SAMOD...

Tax-benefit microsimulation Income distribution South Africa
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