Linking Research and Practice: The ICTD after 5 Years

The fifth annual meeting of the ICTD in association with the Ethiopian Revenue and Customs Authority (ERCA)

10‐12 February 2016, Addis Ababa 

Photo by Rhiannon McCluskey

Day 1 Presentations

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

1. Taxing High Net Worth Individuals

Milly Isingoma Nalukwago and Ronald Waiswa (Uganda Revenue Authority)

2. Effective Tax Rates in Ethiopia

Presentation by Giulia Mascagni (ICTD/IDS, UK)

Presentation by Retta Assefa (ERCA)

3. Forestry Taxation and REDD in Africa

By Stephen Spratt (IDS, UK)

4. What Have we Learned about Tax and Governance?

Wilson Prichard (University of Toronto, Canada, and ICTD)

5. ICTD Annual Lecture: Thinking about Tax Administration

Michael Keen (IMF, USA)


Day 2 Presentations
Thursday, 11 February 2016

1.Resource Rent Sharing in Mining in Sub Saharan Africa: Theory, Instruments, Estimates and Political Economy

Olav Lundstol (Royal Norwegian Embassy in Brazil)

2. What do we Know about the Mineral Resource Rent Sharing in Africa?
Céline de Quatrebarbes (FERDI, Université d’Auvergne, France)

3. ICTD Synthesis Paper on Mining Taxation in Low Income Countries (powerpoint not used)
Mick Moore (ICTD/IDS, UK)

4. A Modified Transfer Pricing Method for Developing Countries 

Michael Durst (ICTD, UK)

5.How do we Improve the Quality of Tax Data for Research Purposes?

Wilson Prichard (University of Toronto, Canada, and ICTD) and Tiangboho Sanogo (CERDI, Université d’Auvergne, France)

6. What have we learned about gender and taxation? (powerpoint not used)

Written by Anuradha Joshi (ICTD/IDS, UK) and presented by Attiya Waris

7. The Implications for Africa of the OECD Report on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) (powerpoint not used)

A panel discussion, in part feedback from the ICTD Workshop The BEPS Project and Beyond to be held in Addis Ababa on 9th February. Likely panellists: Michael Durst, Eric Mensah (UN Tax Committee, Ghana Revenue Authority), Annet Oguttu (University of South Africa), Sol Picciotto and Attiya Waris (University of Nairobi).


Day 3 Presentations
Friday, 12 February 2016

1. What We Have Learned About Tax Compliance in Africa?

Milly Nalukwago (Uganda Revenue Authority), Firew Woldeyes (EDRI), Wollela Yesegat (University of Addis Ababa), Giulia Mascagni (IDS/ICTD, UK) and Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, and ICTD)

2. Researching Tax Compliance in Rwanda (presentation will be updated soon)

Presentation by Giulia Mascagni (ICTD/IDS), Denis Mukama (Rwanda Revenue Authority), Nara Monkam (ATAF) and Christopher Nell (ICTD/IDS, UK)

3. What have we learned about Informal Taxation?

Samuel Jibao (Centre for Economic Research and Capacity Building, Sierra Leone, and ATI, University of Pretoria) and Vanessa van den Boogaard (University of Toronto, Canada)

Listen to the audio presentation here 

4. Transparency in Revenue Administration: Global Standards for Data Maintenance and Performance Measurement?
Michael Durst (ICTD, UK)

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