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Overseas Development Institute Institute for Fiscal Studies

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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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Rwanda publishes its third tax expenditure report

Rwanda’s tax expenditure report for 2019/20 was completed and published in May 2021....

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A survey of the Ghanaian tax system

In its 2020 Ghana CARES ‘Obaatanpa’ programme, the Government of Ghana emphasised the need to improve domestic revenue mobilisation in order to ensure the realisation of its medium-term fiscal poli...

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How developing countries can boost their property tax revenues: evidence from Mexico City

Developing countries raise less revenue as a share of GDP than higher-income countries in general, but the gap is striking for property taxes in particular (see Figure 1)....

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Conference on new tax instruments

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

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

This paper measures the impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis and the resulting lockdown on formal firms in Honduras, using monthly value-added tax records for January 2018 to August 2020....

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