Tuesday 11 December 2012

Tax Exemptions and Incentives in Tanzania: Challenges for Tax Policy and Administration – Adolf Ndunguru, Tanzania Revenue Authority

The New Afrobarometer Survey of Taxpayer Perceptions; Some Preliminary Results – Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, ICTD/Chr. Michelsen Institute; Ingrid Hoem Sjursen and Merima Ali, Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway

Using Anonomysed Tax Returns for Research Purposes – Shafik Hebous, Goethe University Frankfurt

Revenue Mobilisation in Sierra Leone: Taxpayer Perceptions and State-Soceity Relationships – Samuel Jibao, Center for Economic Research and Capacity Building, Sierra Leone with Wilson Prichard, ICTD/University of Toronto, Canada

Tax for Development: The need for increased stakeholder engagement and public debate – Savior Mwambwa, Centre for Trade Policy and Development & Coordinator, Zambia Tax Platform

Wednesday 12 December 2012

Performance measurement in African Semi-Automous Revenue Authorities: The case of Kenya, South Africa and Tanzania – Dr Elizabeth Kariuki, Africa Policy Research Institute (APRIL), Nairobi, Kenya

Using Randomised Control Trials to answer Tax Questions – Laura Paler, University of Pittsburgh & The Center for Global Development, Washington DC, USA

Berundi Revenue Authority Accomplishments 2010-2012 – Kieran Holmes, Commissioner General, Berundi Revenue Authority

Research Idea: Surveying Taxpayers in Addis Ababa – Dr Wollela Yesegat, College of Business and Economics, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia with Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, ICTD/Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway

An Overview of Existing Studies on Tax Incentives in Africa Frankie Mbuyamba, African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF)

The Annual ICTD Lecture: Is the International Tax System Fit for Purpose – especially for Developing Countries? – Sol Picciotto, Lancaster University

Thursday 13 December 2012

Mergers and Integration in Tax Reform: Are they really working? – Maurice Ochieng, GIZ/Good Financial Governance Programme – Ghana

Research Idea: The Political Economy of Tax Expenditure Monitoring In Senegal – Ismaila Diallo, Direction Generale des Imports et des Domaines (General Directorate of Taxes and Domains), Senegal with Wilson Prichard, ICTD/University of Toronto, Canada

Low mining revenues in Zambia and Tanzania: is it because of fiscal design, technical capacity or political will? – Olav Lundstøl, Norwegian Embassy, Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania with Gael Raballand, World Bank

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Here is the participants list