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16 November 2018
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Taxing Africa: Book launch and discussion in Washington, D.C.

The newly published book, Taxing Africa, offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the crucial debates around taxation and development in Africa. Written by leading international experts, it examines issues from tax evasion by multinational corporations and African elites to how ordinary people navigate complex webs of ‘informal’ local taxation, examining the challenges and the…

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November 2018
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IDS & ICTD recruiting 2-3 Research Fellows

The ICTD is seeking to appoint two or three established researchers with expertise in taxation and development, who are able to develop and implement policy-oriented research projects by working closely with partners in sub-Saharan Africa (and to a limited extent in South Asia). The appointees will join the Governance Research Cluster at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is a…

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7 November 2018
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Book launch in Oslo – Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development

Taxation is foundational to the social contract between states and citizens, and central to the processes of state-building and accountable governance. It is also key for increasing equity and financing sustainable development. The newly published book, Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development, offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the crucial debates around taxation and development in…

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October 2018
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ICTD recruiting Communications Assistant

The ICTD is seeking to recruit a Communications Assistant to support the Centre in delivering high quality, targeted research communication outputs and activities that promote its internationally acclaimed research, capacity building and knowledge work. Reporting to the ICTD Research Uptake and Communications Manager, the post holder will use their excellent communications, marketing and organisational skills to…

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October 2018
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Call for papers: African Tax Administration Research Day 2019

On Friday 8th February 2019, the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) and the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) will be organising the presentation in Kigali of research papers on tax administration in Africa authored by staff of African tax administrations or ministries of finance. The purpose of this event is to encourage and support…

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8 October 2018
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Ethiopian Tax Research Network: Second Annual Meeting

All individuals with an interest in taxation in Ethiopia are invited to attend the second annual meeting of the ETRN. The meeting will be held on October 8th from 9:00am to 5:00pm at the Capital Hotel in Addis Ababa. Dr Yohannes Ayalew, the Executive Director of the Ethiopian Development Research Institute, will open the meeting….

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September 2018
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Call for papers: Nigerian Tax Research Network Conference

The Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN) is pleased to invite submissions for research-based presentations at its 2018 meeting scheduled for October 24th and 25th in Abuja, hosted in partnership with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The conference seeks to bring together stakeholders and showcase the best current research on the pressing challenges of taxation…

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12 September 2018
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Taxing Africa Book Launch at ASAUK 2018 Conference

The International African Institute and Zed Books are hosting a launch for Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development at this year’s African Studies Association Conference at the University of Birmingham. The launch will be held on Wednesday September 12th from 3:30 to 5:00pm in the Aston Webb Theatre. Speakers will include book author and ICTD…

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25 September 2018
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Taxing Africa book launch at the University of Toronto

The Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy is hosting a launch of our book Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development. The event will be held on Tuesday September 25th from 6:00 – 8:00pm in the Round Room on the first floor of the Munk School Observatory Building (315 Bloor Street West), and will…

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19 September 2018
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Book Launch – Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development

The Royal African Society is hosting a launch of our newly published book Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development, the latest in the African Arguments Series. The event will be held at SOAS in London. Speakers: Mick Moore, Professorial Fellow, Institute of Development Studies and CEO of the International Centre for Tax and Development Henry…

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24 July 2018 - 27 July 2018
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Research Methods Workshop held in Addis Ababa

In partnership with the Ethiopian Revenue and Customs Authority (ERCA), the ICTD hosted its third annual workshop on research methods and dissemination. The 19 participants were selected based on their submission of either a draft research paper or a detailed proposal for research on a tax and development issue. The participants represented several African countries:…

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18 July 2018
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Second ETRN seminar on tax compliance in Ethiopia

The Ethiopian Tax Research Network invites all to attend its second seminar, hosted at the Ethiopian Civil Service University (ECSU). The first speaker will be Dr Lemessa Bayissa, who will present “Towards Integrating Antecedents of Voluntary Tax Compliance.” The second speaker, Dr Azime Adem, will present on “Tax Compliance Attitudes of Rural Farmers in Ethiopia“….

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