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August 2019
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ICTD recruiting Programme Manager

The ICTD is seeking to recruit a Programme Manager who will play a critical role in providing overall coordination and supervision of all ICTD activities, with a particular emphasis on: management and coordination of the ICTD project management and administrative team overall monitoring and planning in relation to the budget oversight of the overall research…

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23 August 2019
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Fourth ETRN seminar at Policy Studies Institute

You are cordially invited to the fourth Ethiopian Tax Research Network Seminar which will discuss “The Role of Tariff Policy on the Competitiveness of the Manufacturing Sector” Speakers: Dr. Andualem Telaye (Associate Research Fellow) and Dr. Frew Bekele (Associate Research Fellow), Policy Studies Institute. Date: Friday August 23rd, 2019 Time: 9:00 -11:00 AM Venue: Policy…

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August 2019
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Call for Research Proposals: African Property Tax Initiative

Following renewed funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and DFID, the African Property Tax Initiative (APTI) is pleased to announce a second call for proposals for research projects on property taxation that are of a high academic standard and relevant to policy and practice. We are calling for proposals on APTI’s six core…

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July 2019
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Taxing the digitalising economy: A critical development challenge

The Institute of Development Studies asked us to reflect on the question: “What are the critical global challenges of our time?” Martin Hearson, who leads our international tax research programme, shared his thoughts: This week @IDS_UK asked us to share our thoughts on #GlobalDevTrends🌍 Our Research Fellow @martinhearson says a critical trend is the #digitalisation…

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July 2019
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ICTD CEO and Research Director present at Addis Tax Initiative conference

The ATI/ITC Tax and Development Conference was held this week in Berlin. ICTD CEO Professor Mick Moore spoke on the opening panel: “Increasing domestic revenue for achieving the 2030 agenda: Which are the untapped resources?” He drew his remarks from the Working Paper “How Can Governments of Low-Income Countries Collect More Tax Revenue?” which outlines…

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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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May 2019
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NTRN engages with University of Lagos students and researchers

On April 30th, the coordinator of the Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN), Michael Falade, visited the University of Lagos to engage with faculty, students, and members of the UNILAG Tax Club. The purpose of the visit was to present the NTRN to the students and researchers, and to inform them of how they can join the network,…

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May 2019
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ICTD welcomes new Research Fellow Martin Hearson

The ICTD is pleased to welcome Martin Hearson to the team. He will be leading the ICTD’s research programme on international taxation. Martin’s research focuses on the politics of international business taxation, and in particular the relationship between developed and developing countries. He uses field interviews, archival documentation and novel datasets to study how international…

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