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Webinar
Social protection and taxation in crises – How can tax-benefit systems support households through crisis?
13 December 2022 16:00
Online, Finland
Open for registration
Webinar
Harnessing big data and ICT to boost revenues
22 November 2022 16:00
Online, Finland
Open for registration
Project meeting
Work-in-progress meeting on tax research collaboration in Zambia

As part of the Building up efficient and fair tax systems – lessons based on administrative tax data project, a work-in-progress meeting is held in-person between UNU-WIDER, the Zambia Revenue Authority ( ZRA ) and Zambia Institute for Policy...

14 September 2022
ZRA, Lusaka, Zambia
Past event
Workshop
African Tax Administration Forum Master Class in collaboration with UNU-WIDER
8 September 2022
Movenpick hotel, Accra, Ghana
Past event
Presentation
UNU-WIDER's tax administrative data work presented at the launch of the Finnish Centre of Excellence in Tax Systems Research
1 September 20222 September 2022
Tampere University, Tampere, Finland
Past event
Blog
Experiences from UNU-WIDER Winter School 2022: One of the best global training programmes in tax research
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Across Africa, governments are now waking up to the fact that taxation targets or economic development goals will not be met without policies that are based on scientific evidence...

Tax policy Public economics UNU-WIDER Winter School
Working Paper
Revealing 21 per cent of GDP in hidden assets: Evidence from Argentina’s tax amnesties

This paper studies the effectiveness of tax amnesties and their impacts on capital taxation and public spending...

Tax evasion Argentina Taxation
Presentation
Tax administrative data work presented at Addis Tax Initiative workshop
27 July 202228 July 2022
Lilygate hotel, Lagos, Nigeria
Past event
Workshop
Author workshop on tax-benefit systems and crisis
6 June 20228 June 2022
Online, Finland
Past event
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Uganda - UGAMOD v1.8

This report documents UGAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Uganda. It describes the different tax–benefit policies in place, how the microsimulation model picks up these different provisions, and the database on which the model runs...

Taxation Government revenue Government spending policy
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Viet Nam - VNMOD v2.3

This report documents VNMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Viet Nam. This work has been carried out by the Central Institute for Economic Management ( CIEM ) in collaboration with UNU-WIDER and SASPRI...

Tax benefits Microsimulation Viet Nam
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Ghana - GHAMOD v2.5

This report documents GHAMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Ghana. The report describes the different tax-benefit policies in place, how the microsimulation model picks up these different provisions, and the database on which the model runs...

Taxation Government revenue GHAMOD
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Zambia - MicroZAMOD v2.12

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...

Taxation Government revenue MicroZAMOD
Presentation
Jukka Pirttilä on personal income tax reform in Uganda

Jukka Pirttilä , UNU-WIDER Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow, gives a presentation at the Tax for Development webinar series on 5 April 2022 (CET). The webinar series is hosted by Chr. Michelsen Institute . The topic of Pirttilä's...

5 April 2022
Online, Oslo, Norway
Past event
Report
SOUTHMOD country report Mozambique - MOZMOD v2.9

This report documents MOZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Mozambique. It describes the different tax-benefit policies in place, how the microsimulation model picks up these different provisions, and the database on which the model runs...

Fiscal policy Revenues Taxation
Technical Note
Feasibility study: simulating the impacts of farm subsidies on poverty and inequality in African countries

Agricultural subsidies may have significant productive and distributional consequences, and policy-makers need to be able to assess these impacts as a part of the overall tax and benefit policy...

Agricultural policy Subsidies Taxation
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