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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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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April 2019
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ICTD recruiting Research Officer for Uganda project

ICTD wishes to contract a Research Officer, starting July 2019. Up to one year initially, with the possibility of extension. The Research Officer will be based in Kampala, Uganda. Contract Basis This will be a consultancy contract. We envisage the consultant will work part time on this programme to begin with, depending on the profile…

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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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