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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Better Tax initiative launched in Nigeria

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) launched the Better Tax initiative on May 15th in Lagos. The initiative seeks to close knowledge gaps in fiscal policy and create a sustainable framework to actualise the Federal Government’s inclusive economic agenda. The IMF estimates that revenue collected in 2016 across all tiers of Government was only about…

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May 2019
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ICTD recruiting Program and Research Officer based in Toronto

Summary The International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) is recruiting a full-time Program and Research Officer to support the CEO and Research Directors in the core management and implementation of ICTD research, outreach and capacity building programs.  The successful applicant will gain experience of, and play a pivotal role in, the delivery of all…

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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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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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