Media Coverage

April 2021
ICTD Researchers featured in ICIJ article

The ICTD, alongside Petr Janský, an economist at Charles University in Prague and data scientist Javier Garcia-Bernardo have been featured in a new article on the website of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, titled Multinationals shifted $1 trillion offshore, stripping countries of billions in tax revenues, study says. The article highlights data from an ICTD working paper that Janský and Garcia-Bernardo recently co-authored called Profit Shifting of Multinational Corporations Worldwide.

April 2021
Mick Moore authors guest column in Daily FT

Professor Mick Moore OBE authored a guest column in Sri Lanka’s Daily FT website titled Don’t allow Port City to undermine national sovereignty. The column argues that proposed tax exemptions in the city will have no positive effect in attracting foreign investment and will threaten the country’s national sovereignty.

January 2021
Martin Hearson featured in the Tax Notes Talk podcast

Tax Notes‘s podcast, Tax Notes Talk, is a weekly discussion of cutting-edge developments in tax, including up-to-the-minute changes in federal, state, and international tax law and regulations. ICTD International Tax lead Martin Hearson was featured in the podcast’s January 7th episode, speaking with David Stewart, Stephanie Soong Johnston, and Emmanuel Eze on the role and influence of developing countries in the OECD’s inclusive framework. You can listen to the episode here.

January 2021
ICTD webinar event covered by Tax Notes International

On December 18th, 2020, the ICTD hosted a virtual roundtable discussion on deepening the inclusiveness of global tax negotiations. The online event launched the research paper “At the Table, Off the Menu? Assessing the Participation of Lower-Income Countries in Global Tax Negotiations” by Rasmus Corlin Christensen, Martin Hearson, and Tovony Randriamanalina.  Tax Notes International wrote about the event and research paper in the article “Lower-Income Countries Must Collaborate for Tax Policy Sway” by Sarah Paez.

October 2020
Media coverage of Mick Moore in Advocata Institute forum

Advocata Institute, a Colombo-based think tank, hosted a live forum on how to improve Sri Lanka’s debt sustainability on September 30th. ICTD Senior Fellow Professor Mick Moore was invited to speak. The event was covered in several Sri Lankan media outlets, including DailyFT and Business Times.