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July 2020
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Call for Research Proposals: Ethiopian Tax Research Network

The ICTD is calling for research proposals in relation to the Ethiopian Tax Research Network (ETRN). The ETRN is a network of Ethiopian researchers and practitioners, with the main objective of supporting the generation and exchange of knowledge on taxation in Ethiopia. The ETRN is an initiative of the ICTD funded by the Bill & Melinda…

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June 2020
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Call for research proposals: Tax and civil society

Context Civil society can play an influential role in achieving more equitable taxation—in terms of how revenue is collected and how it is spent—through advocating for fairer and more equitable tax systems and strengthening the ability of taxpayers to hold governments to account. Despite this, significant challenges to effective civil society action exist, and little…

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April 2020
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Call for proposals: Informality, Tax, and the State

While international donors and policymakers have increasingly paid attention to the role of taxation in sustainable development, our understanding of taxation has largely been limited to thinking about formal taxes, sectors, and institutions. The ICTD’s research programme on Informality, Tax, and the State seeks to support research on the relationship between informality and taxation. Informal…

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March 2020
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Call for research proposals: Tax and development in South Asia

The ICTD has successfully built up a large and effective policy-oriented research programme related to tax and development in sub-Saharan Africa. We now have resources to extend our activities to South Asia. We are therefore calling for new research proposals on tax and development in South Asia. We are open to high quality proposals on…

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October 2019
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Call for papers: Nigerian Tax Research Network Conference (Closed)

The Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN) is pleased to invite submissions for research-based presentations at its 2019 meeting scheduled for December 5th and 6th at the FIRS Training School in Abuja, hosted in partnership with the Federal Inland Revenue Service. The conference seeks to bring together stakeholders and showcase the best current research on the pressing challenges of taxation and revenue in…

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October 2019
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Call for proposals: Tax Analysis and Policy-Oriented Research Capacity Building Programme (Closed)

The Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN), in partnership with the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), offer an enhanced programme of research capacity-building for researchers on tax and revenue outside of established academic high-level career paths. The programme will consist of seven modules spread throughout a year…

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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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April 2019
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Call for proposals: International taxation and development

Context The international tax system is changing rapidly. We see substantial changes in both international tax ‘rules’ and in the political and institutional processes that shape these ‘rules’. There have been rapid strides in exchange of information since 2009, and somewhat more mixed progress on multinational corporate taxation beginning with the Base Erosion and Profit-Shifting…

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March 2019
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Call for Proposals: Gender and Tax in Africa

The ICTD is calling for research proposals on Gender and Tax in Africa. We are seeking empirical research that identifies the dimensions of and extent to which taxes affect men and women differently. Statistical evidence of these differences is thus important. While we are open to high quality proposals on any dimension of the topic…

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March 2019
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Call for research proposals on taxation of self-employed professionals

The ICTD is open to new research proposals on the taxation of self-employed professionals in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. There is considerable evidence that, in many countries, self-employed professionals widely evade taxes on their incomes. We welcome proposals to investigate both the dimensions of this issue and potential solutions. Research based on access to…

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February 2019
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ICTD Welcomes New Research Proposals

The ICTD is now in a position to fund new research proposals on tax and development. We welcome all proposals that are potentially policy-relevant and relate to either: Tax and development issues in sub-Saharan Africa, especially: property tax; informal/non-state taxation; tax compliance; the taxation of tobacco, agriculture, small (women’s) businesses and international economic transactions; equity…

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February 2019
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Call for research proposals: Nigerian Tax Research Network (Closed)

The ICTD is calling for research proposals in relation to the Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN). The NTRN is an initiative of the ICTD funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and in partnership with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The NTRN is a network of Nigerian researchers and practitioners, with the main objective of supporting…

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