Laban Simbeye on how formal firms in Zambia recovered from the pandemic

Jobs & Development Conference, 14 December 2022, Cape Town, South Africa

The 2022 Jobs & Development Conference The Challenge of Creating Better Jobs in Developing Countries is organised on 14-15 December in Cape Town. Laban Simbeye, researcher from Zambia Revenue Authority, gives a presentation on a WIDER Working Paper at the conference on 14 December.

The 2022 Jobs & Development Conference features a wide range of the latest research on jobs and development, such as youth unemployment in Africa, education & skills, migration and remittances, climate change, and gender gaps in the labor market. This two-day in-person conference is hosted by the World Bank, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), the Network on Jobs and Development, and UNU-WIDER, and showcases over 60 papers from economists, policymakers, and development experts.

The topic of Laban Simbeye's presentation is How have formal firms recovered from the pandemic? Insights from survey and tax administrative data in Zambia. He presents at the conference session 5C 'Pandemic, Jobs & Development 1' on 14 December.

The presentation is part of UNU-WIDER's Building up efficient and fair tax systems – lessons based on administrative tax data project, which is one workstream under UNU-WIDER's programme on Domestic Revenue Mobilization (DRM). The DRM programme is financed by the Norwegian development co-operation agency Norad.

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