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Overseas Development Institute Institute for Fiscal Studies

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'Green' motor taxation: issues and policy options in sub-Saharan Africa

Over the last 20 years, sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries have experienced significant economic growth and consequently growing levels of motorisation....


Conference on new tax instruments

In collaboration with the World Bank, this conference will bring together leading researchers and policymakers to discuss recent research on new tax instruments, including <...


The impact of COVID-19 on formal firms in the Dominican Republic: evidence from monthly tax returns

In this note, we measure the impact of the COVID-19 crisis and the resulting lockdown on formal firms in the Dominican Republic, using monthly value-added tax (VAT) records from January 2018 to Mar...


TaxDev publishes new tax policy appraisal and costing manuals and templates

One of the key functions of tax policy units is to develop and assess tax policy proposals. What problem do the proposals try to address?...


Fiscal consolidation after COVID-19: issues and policy options in sub-Saharan Africa

Since Spring 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has had significant impacts on the public finances of both developed and developing countries....


Revenue challenges and opportunities in Africa following the COVID-19 pandemic

The uneven roll-out of vaccines around the world means that the health and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to be particularly challenging for low-and middle-income countries, i...

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