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May 2022
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Opportunity: Research project on property tax in Senegal

The Local Government Revenue Initiative (LoGRI) is planning to conduct policy-oriented research into the reform of property taxation in Senegal, and we are looking for a researcher to join the project alongside Dr. Colette Nyirakamana, Research Lead for LoGRI. The research will have two overlapping but distinct goals. Understanding the broad politics of an ongoing…

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April 2022
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Job Opportunity: Senior Communications Consultant, DIGITAX Programme

Closing date for applications: May 8th, 2022 The International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) is looking to hire a skilled and motivated Senior Communications Consultant to lead on the design and execution of the communications and engagement strategy for the DIGITAX research programme. DIGITAX is a three-year research programme funded by the Bill &…

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3 May 2022
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Book Launch: The Routledge Handbook of Smuggling

We are thrilled to officially launch the ‘Routledge Handbook of Smuggling’ with an introduction by its editors, some of its authors, and a discussion of key issues in the contemporary study of smuggling. Confirmed speakers: Max Gallien, Research Fellow, Institute of Development Studies (IDS) Florian Weigand, Co-Director, Centre for the Study of Armed Groups at…

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April 2022
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Announcing the Local Government Revenue Initiative (LoGRI)

In 2017, the ICTD launched the Africa Property Tax Initiative (APTI) to support efforts to strengthen property taxation across Africa. Building on the success of that work, we are excited to announce the transformation of the APTI into the Local Government Revenue Initiative (LoGRI), which will expand and extend the pioneering work of the APTI….

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April 2022
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Recruiting a Technical Lead for the Local Government Revenue Initiative

The Local Government Revenue Initiative (LoGRI) is recruiting a Technical Lead. The lead technical expert within the LoGRI team will be responsible for leading the provision of technical expertise and support to government partners and the development of technical tools and resources to support reform programs. To ensure a broad, inclusive and well-designed search, we…

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April 2022
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Job Opportunity: Programme Manager, DIGITAX

Closing date for applications: Saturday, 30th April 2022 The International Centre for Tax and Development is seeking a Programme Manager for our flagship DIGITAX research programme. DIGITAX seeks to investigate (a) the impacts of various approaches to taxing digital financial services (DFS) in low-income countries and (b) the extent to which digital payment and the…

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5 April 2022
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Property tax – Approaches, Successes and Challenges of Property Tax Reforms for Subnational Domestic Resource Mobilisation

The ICTD’s Executive Director Dr Wilson Prichard and Researcher Dr Colette Nyirakamana will be speaking at an upcoming webinar on property taxes organized by the World Observatory on Subnational Government Finance and Investment in collaboration with the German Cooperation. The event, “Property tax – Approaches, Successes and Challenges of Property Tax Reforms for Subnational Domestic Resource…

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March 2022
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DIGITAX working papers examine the intersection between technology, tax policies & collection methods

DIGITAX is a new ICTD research programme aimed at generating knowledge and evidence to support governments in overcoming the challenges and leveraging the opportunities of the rapid expansion of mobile money and other digital financial services (DFS), as well as the increased relevance of digital IDs across Africa and other lower-income countries. The programme recently…

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March 2022
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ICTD’s Giulia Mascagni featured on IMF podcasts in conversation with Mick Keen

ICTD Research Director Dr Giulia Mascagni has been featured in two episodes of the IMF’s TADAT podcast, sharing the latest insights on tax compliance research in lower-income countries.  Giulia joined Mick Keen, Deputy Director of Fiscal Affairs at the IMF for the two conversations. In the first, moderated by Annette Schmitz of the TADAT Secretariat, they…

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16 March 2022
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Ukraine – global development and economic implications?

Location: IDS Convening Space and online The world has been reeling in shock at the devastation being caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Beyond the grave and urgent humanitarian needs for the people of Ukraine, and the millions now displaced, the impacts of the war will potentially be wide reaching and have long-term consequences…

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March 2022
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Seeking Senior Researcher/Zambia Country Expert

Closing date for applications is Monday, 21st March 2022 Background In the context of broader Zambian decentralisation efforts, the Local Government Revenue Initiative (LoGRI) is conducting a diagnostic assessment and a pilot project. This initial project aims to identify potential challenges and priorities for property tax reform in the country, and to determine the feasibility…

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March 2022
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In Remembrance of Agnes Kanyangeyo

It is with great sadness that we would like to inform our wider network of the passing of Agnes Kanyangeyo, the former Deputy Commissioner General of the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) and a great friend of the ICTD. Held in high regard by her peers and colleagues, Agnes was a proven leader in the field…

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