Datasets

July 2017
Dataset

The most recent version of the Government Revenue Dataset – released in September 2018 – is open and free to use. The primary data file (core dataset) is available for download in two formats and can be downloaded from UNU-WIDER, which now hosts an maintains the GRD. The GRD contains data on a range of…

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February 2017
Dataset

The ActionAid Tax Treaties Dataset includes more than 500 treaties that low- and lower-middle income countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia have signed since 1970. It shows how lower-income countries and wealthier countries divide up the right to tax multinational corporations between each other. The dataset was developed by consultant Martin Hearson, on behalf of…

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November 2016
Dataset

This dataset of innovative indicators for rent-sharing from mining in African countries was produced as part of the ICTD funded project ‘Towards an Equitable Distribution of Resource Rent in Africa’  undertaken by Bertrand Laporte, Céline de Quatrebarbes, and Yannick Bouterige, based at FERDI (Foundation for International Development Study and Research), France. It is the first tax and legal database relating to the tax…

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October 2016
Dataset

This dataset was created by analysing the impact of IMF changes (1990) in defining domestic tax revenues and was produced as part of the ICTD funded project ‘Do Aid Grants Crowd Out Domestic Tax Revenue?’  undertaken by Paul Clist, Lecturer in Development Economics in the School of International Development, UEA, UK. There are genuine concerns that foreign…

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October 2016
Dataset

Public Opinion Survey on Taxes and Public Safety in Mexico This nationally representative public opinion survey was conducted in Mexico in 2013. The questionnaire was administered face-to-face to a probability-based sample of 1300 adults at their homes. The questions focus on attitudes toward taxation and public safety, as well as demographic characteristics of respondents. This…

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October 2016
Dataset

This data has come out of the ICTD funded project, ‘Taxpayers’ Views of Paying Taxes in Ethiopia: Implications for Reform’, undertaken by Dr. Wollela Abehodie Yesegat and Professor Odd-Helge Fjeldstad. The objective of the study was to gain a better understanding of taxpayers’ views of paying taxes, difficulties experienced by taxpayers and their priorities for tax…

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July 2015
Dataset

The ICTD contributed substantially to the Afrobarometer survey questionnaire by adding tax questions, with an aim to understand how citizens perceive and experience taxation as a determinant of tax compliance. The questions were included as part of an ICTD research project titled ‘Taxpayer Compliance and Perceptions in Africa.’ The resulting Round 5 dataset is available to…

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