Welcome to the ICTD

We are a research network improving the quality of tax policy and administration in sub-Saharan Africa. 

We collaboratively generate policy-relevant research and build African research capacity in the area of taxation. 

News and events

13 April 2018 -
Past Event
ETRN seminar on tax evasion and international trade

The first seminar of the Ethiopian Tax Research Network will be given by Dr. Kiflu G. Molla, a researcher at the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI) on April 13th. The topic will be: Tax Evasion in International Trade: Evidence from Missing Imports in Ethiopia.  The event will be held in EDRI’s meeting hall. All are invited to…

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April 2018
Applications open for ICTD Research Methods & Dissemination Workshop

The ICTD is pleased to invite applications for its Research Methods and Dissemination workshop to be held in July in Addis Ababa. Dates: 24th – 27th July 2018 Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Participant Places: 15 Fees: Successful applicants will be fully funded Application Deadline: 30th April 2018 Entry Requirements: Applicants should submit a research paper that is a work in progress. This should be…

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6 April 2018 -
Past Event
Seminar: Taxing High Net Worth Individuals in Uganda

The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) hosted a workshop to disseminate the results of the research it has done in collaboration with the ICTD on taxing high net worth individuals. The event was attended by about 40 participants from the government, research institutions, civil society organisations, and private accounting and law firms, as well as representatives…

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We are open to receiving research ideas, especially from African researchers, tax officials, and tax policymakers. If you have a research idea you think we might be interested in collaborating on, we have some guidance on how to write a proposal and our process for funding research projects.

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We run workshops and short courses on tax and development issues and research methods and dissemination. We also offer tailored trainings.

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