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

October 2020
ICTD researchers selected among top 35 Leaders of the Future in Taxation

Congratulations to our Research Fellow Vanessa van den Boogaard and our Research Associates Rasmus Corlin Christensen and Alexander Ezenagu for being selected by TaxCOOP among “The 35 Leaders of the Future” in Taxation. Dr Vanessa van den Boogaard is a Research Fellow at the ICTD and a Senior Research Associate at the Munk School of…

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October 2020
ICTD participates in World Bank Tax Conference

On September 24-25th, the World Bank held its second annual tax conference on the topic of taxing personal income and wealth in developing countries. The conference featured leading academics and practitioners from different regions and invited both to discuss innovative research ideas with high policy relevance. A major theme of the conference was property taxation….

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30 September 2020
Past Event
How can we improve Sri Lanka’s Debt Sustainability? (Online)

The Advocata Institute launches its latest public policy discussion series ‘DeepDive’. The series will commence with several discussions on the topic  “How can we improve Sri Lanka’s Debt Sustainability?”. The discussion series will kickstart with a lecture on the same topic, presented by Mr. Murtaza Jafferjee, Chairman of the Advocata Institute. The panel discussion includes…

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