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14 December 2021
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Webinar: Fiscal Policies for the Fisheries Sector in Africa

In an upcoming webinar to be held on December 14, at 3pm (Paris time) by the French Inter-ministry Exchange and Coordination Platform on the Mobilisation of Domestic Public Resources (MRIP), ICTD research fellow Dr. Giovanni Occhiali will be presenting and discussing the results of a recent study on domestic resource mobilisation for fisheries resources in Sub-Saharan…

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December 2021
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Launch of the Tax Treaties Explorer: New Data for Better Negotiation

Tax Treaties and Developing Countries The use of tax treaties by developing countries is controversial: Best case scenario? Tax treaties help attract foreign direct investment by reducing the risk of double taxation. Evidence for this is weak. Worst case scenario? They become a vehicle for multinational tax avoidance leading to huge revenue losses for developing…

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13 December 2021
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Seminar: Covid-19, Tax Compliance, and Public Support for Tax Policy in Rwanda

What impact has the Covid-19 pandemic had on taxpayer perceptions and tax compliance in low-income countries? In this seminar hosted by the World Bank, the ICTD’s Research Director Dr. Giulia Mascagni will present results from new research in Rwanda. Recently published in an ICTD paper, the research draws on unique survey data to understand how…

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December 2021
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ICTD’s ‘Taxing Africa’ book authors featured on ‘Between the Lines’ podcast

In this episode of Between the Lines, Jalia Kangave interviews Mick Moore, and Wilson Prichard who along with Odd-Helge Fjeldstad authored the book Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development. Taxing Africa is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the crucial debates around taxation and development in Africa. The book offers a fascinating insight into the key…

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2 December 2021
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Developing Fiscal States in Africa: Panel Discussion

A central aspect of institutional development in developing economies is building tax systems capable of raising revenues from broad tax bases; i.e., acquiring fiscal capacity. Improved fiscal capacity allows countries to generate much-needed resources for the provision of public goods and services. This is essential for pursuing the ambitious set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)…

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30 November 2021 - 1 December 2021
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New Tools for Tax Treaty Negotiation: Upcoming Webinars

The use of tax treaties by developing countries is controversial, to say the least. Best case scenario? Tax treaties help to attract foreign direct investment by reducing the risk of double taxation. Evidence for this is weak. Worst case scenario? They become a vehicle for multinational tax avoidance leading to huge revenue losses for developing…

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November 2021
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Job Opportunity: Post-Doctoral Researcher (DIGITAX)

Closing date for applications: Sunday, 21st November 2021 The International Centre for Tax and Development is seeking a Post-Doctoral Researcher (PDR) to work on the DIGITAX Programme. The PDR will be responsible for leading both quantitative and qualitative research, primarily under the research component “Assessment of the impact of taxes on Digital financial services and…

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November 2021
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Job Opportunity: Communications Assistant

Closing date for applications: Sunday, 21st November 2021 The ICTD is seeking to recruit a Communications Assistant to be responsible for supporting the ICTD team to deliver high quality communications outputs and activities that promote its leading research, policy engagement, and capacity building work. The post holder will use their excellent communications and organisational skills…

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October 2021
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Progress and setbacks on tobacco control in Africa

This week, the first Africa Conference on Tobacco Control and Development is being held. The aim of the conference is to connect researchers, policymakers, advocates, students and members of the public who are interested in tobacco control on the continent. It’s a platform to share information on some of the tobacco control work conducted in…

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October 2021
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Job Opportunity: Project Research Officer (DIGITAX)

Closing date for applications: Sunday, 31st October 2021 The International Centre for Tax and Development is seeking to appoint a Project Research Officer. The Project Research Officer will work on the DIGITAX Programme and will contribute to innovative and high-quality research on taxing digital financial services and the use of technology in tax administration. The…

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14 October 2021
Past Event
Steering out of the Debt Crisis: Recipe for Budget 2022

This forum will be anchored around addressing Sri Lanka’s debt crisis. Through this forum, Verité Research will Present research and analysis pertaining to debt management and fiscal reforms, including potential interventions on government revenue and expenditure. Provide specific ideas and guidelines that could inform the formulation of the 2022 Budget towards making it a stepping…

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14 September 2021
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Tax Administrations in Africa: New Approaches for a New Era?

The WU Global Tax Policy Center at the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law, WU is delighted to invite you to the 31st Tax Policy Fireside Chat (FSC), which will feature the ICTD’s Professor Mick Moore on September 14, 2021 and will take place from 14:00 to 15:30 CET Vienna time via online link. During the Tax Policy Fireside…

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