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

May 2019
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ICTD’s Wilson Prichard presents at UN ECOSOC

On April 29, the ICTD’s Research Director Wilson Prichard presented at the ECOSOC Special Meeting on International Cooperation in Tax Matters. He spoke on the panel on taxation and  inequality, alongside Ms. Elfrieda Stewart Tamba (member of the United Nations Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters), Mr. Ricardo Fuentes Nieva (Executive Director…

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May 2019
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NTRN engages with University of Lagos students and researchers

On April 30th, the coordinator of the Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN), Michael Falade, visited the University of Lagos to engage with faculty, students, and members of the UNILAG Tax Club. The purpose of the visit was to present the NTRN to the students and researchers, and to inform them of how they can join the network,…

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May 2019
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ICTD welcomes new Research Fellow Martin Hearson

The ICTD is pleased to welcome Martin Hearson to the team. He will be leading the ICTD’s research programme on international taxation. Martin’s research focuses on the politics of international business taxation, and in particular the relationship between developed and developing countries. He uses field interviews, archival documentation and novel datasets to study how international…

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We have an open call for research proposals on taxation and development issues in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. We welcome all proposals that are potentially policy-relevant, and particularly encourage proposals from African and South Asian researchers, including tax administration and ministry of finance officials.

 

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Interested in tax and development issues but short on time? Our Research in Brief series offers 2-page summaries of the key findings and recommendations from our working papers.

 

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