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Tax, and public-sector matters more generally, is high on the agenda of international development. This is clearly reflected in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) approved by the United Nations General Assembly in September of 2015. SDG17...
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My motivation for doing economics research comes from the wish to see every human being have their basic needs met and enjoy their life. My interest...
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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...