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Vanessa van den Boogaard blog republished to African Arguments
May 2020

Vanessa van den Boogaard blog republished to African Arguments and AllAfrica

Tax Notes writes article summarising ICTD virtual roundtable
April 2020

Tax Notes writes article summarising ICTD virtual roundtable

On April 16th, ICTD Research Fellows Max Gallien and Vanessa van den Boogaard hosted a virtual roundtable on Covid-19 and the informal economy, with speakers Kate Meagher, Rachel Moussie, Umair Javed, and Gerard McCarthy. Tax Notes wrote an article summarising the discussion here.

Rasmus Corlin Christensen featured in Danish national newspaper
April 2020

Rasmus Corlin Christensen featured in Danish national newspaper

ICTD researcher Rasmus Corlin Christensen was featured in Danish national newspaper Weekendavisen for his work in tax research. Read the article online here.

Max Gallien writes op-ed for Middle East Eye on informal economies in North Africa and COVID-19
April 2020

Max Gallien writes op-ed for Middle East Eye on informal economies in North Africa and COVID-19

ICTD Research Fellow Max Gallien wrote an op-ed for Middle East Eye, “How coronavirus threatens North Africa’s informal workers“. Read his related blog co-written with Vanessa van den Boogaard “To fight Covid-19, only the formal economy is getting tax breaks. The informal economy may be asked to foot the bill“.

Rasmus Corlin Christensen quoted in ICIJ article
April 2020

Rasmus Corlin Christensen quoted in ICIJ article

ICTD researcher Rasmus Corlin Christensen spoke to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and was quoted in their article, “Crumbling Economies Must Tackle Tax Evasion To Meet Coronavirus Crisis, Experts Warn“.

Tax Notes writes article based on ICTD Working Paper
January 2020

Tax Notes writes article based on ICTD Working Paper

Ahead of the OECD’s Inclusive Framework plenary in Paris, we published a policy brief by Martin Hearson and a working paper by Solomon Rukundo. Tax Notes covered Solomon Rukundo’s working paper on “Addressing the Challenges of Taxation of the Digital Economy: Lessons for African Countries”, in their news story on January 29. Read the article here.

ICTD research featured in The Economist
January 2020

ICTD research featured in The Economist

The Economist article “African governments are trying to collect more tax” mentions our research on effective corporate tax rates in Ethiopia and our research on taxing wealthy individuals in Uganda. Read the article here. Read the brief of the Ethiopia research here and the brief on lessons from the Uganda Revenue Authority on taxing high net worth individuals here.

Taxing Africa makes Foreign Affairs' List of Best Books in 2019
December 2019

Taxing Africa makes Foreign Affairs’ List of Best Books in 2019

Our book, Taxing Africa, was selected as 1 of the 3 best books on Africa in 2019 by Foreign Affairs editors and book reviewers. See the full list of books here.

NTRN third annual meeting covered in Nigerian newspapers
December 2019

NTRN third annual meeting covered in Nigerian newspapers

The 3rd annual meeting of the Nigerian Tax Research Network was featured in various Nigerian newspapers: The New Telegraph, The Nation, and Business Day.

Tax Matters episode on NTRN conference
December 2019

Tax Matters episode on NTRN conference

This week’s Tax Matters episode covers the 3rd annual conference of the Nigerian Tax Research Network. Watch it here.

December 2019

The NTRN conference in the media

We held the third annual meeting of the Nigerian Tax Research Network in collaboration with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in Abuja earlier this month. Dr. Fowler, Executive Chairman of FIRS, gave the opening remarks and spoke with journalists about an online purchase tax, as a lot of products purchased online and delivered to homes across the country were not taxed. Read the articles by The Nation, Punch Nigeria, and The Daily Post.

December 2019

NTRN conference featured in Leadership news

The 3rd annual meeting of the Nigerian Tax Research Network was mentioned in an article by the Leadership newspaper: “FIRS Moves To Optimise Digital Tax Collection” by Blessing Bature.