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. 

Taxing the Digitalising Economy

Currently, the governments of over 130 countries, led by the OECD and G20, are considering radical reforms to international rules that shape the taxation of multinational companies. Our work on this topic supports research and debate to help low-income countries navigate a fast-paced and technically complex agenda with a lot at stake. Explore our new hub, which includes a list of key resources, news, analysis, and a curated Twitter feed.

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News and events

May 2020
Announcing Dr Wilson Prichard as our new CEO

We are very pleased to announce that Dr Wilson Prichard is now the CEO of the ICTD. He takes over the role from Professor Mick Moore, who was the founding CEO of the Centre, and has led its research and growth since 2010. The two have worked closely for many years. Will completed both his…

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15 June 2020
Mick Moore to give WIDER Webinar on Covid-19 and Tax in Africa

On June 15th, the ICTD’s founder and Senior Fellow Professor Mick Moore (pictured on the left) will be giving a webinar in a new series hosted by the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER). He will be speaking about post-pandemic public revenue mobilisation in Africa, and will be joined by discussant…

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May 2020
Video: Covid-19 – not a ‘great equaliser’

People working in the informal economy are disproportionately affected by Covid-19. They do not benefit from the financial reliefs provided to those formally employed, and face increased risks of falling ill or into debt traps. In our latest video produced in partnership with the Institute of Development Studies, researchers Keetie Roelen, Max Gallien, and Phil…

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We have an open call for research proposals on taxation and development issues in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

Open Call for Research Proposals

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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