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Research Brief
Finding optimal solutions for efficient youth labour policies: What kind of firms employ young people in South Africa?

According to South Africa’s National Development Plan Vision 2030, serious action needs to be taken to reduce poverty and encourage economic growth...

Tax administration data Firm level Firm behaviour
Book Chapter
Enhancing local content in Uganda

From the book: Mining for Change

Local content Oil and gas Tax administration data
Journal Article
Inequality, good governance, and endemic corruption

Part of Journal Special Issue Public economics and development action

Corruption Tax administration data Governance
Working Paper
Tax research in South Africa

This framing paper has two main purposes. We first provide a brief survey of the economic literature on taxation in South Africa...

Taxation Tax administration data Tax incidence
Book Chapter
Industries without smokestacks in Uganda and Rwanda

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Economic growth industry Firm size
Working Paper
Enhancing local content in Uganda’s oil and gas industry

This paper analyses policy options to promote local content in Uganda as it transitions into an oil-producing country...

Local content Oil and gas Tax administration data
Working Paper
Employer characteristics and youth employment outcomes in the formal sector in South Africa: Assessment using administrative tax data

Through the use of administrative tax data, this study attempts to identify the characteristics of firms that employ relatively large numbers of young people...

Tax administration data Firm level Firm behaviour
Working Paper
Inequality, good governance and endemic corruption

Can a society suffering contests between rich and poor achieve good governance in the face of endemic corruption? We examine a stylized poor state with weak institutions in which a ‘culture of evasion’ damages state authority...

Corruption Tax administration data Governance
Working Paper
Industries without smokestacks in Uganda and Rwanda

We use unique high-frequency Government of Uganda and Government of Rwanda tax administration datasets to map the characteristics of ‘industries without smokestacks’ in East Africa...

Economic growth industry Firm size
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