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Overseas Development Institute Institute for Fiscal Studies

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TaxDev researchers give presentation on the impact of COVID-19 at CTRPFP's annual training workshop

As part of the Centre for Training and Research in Public Finance and Policy's (CTRPFP) annual Training Workshop on Public Finance and Tax...


Covid-19 economic recovery: fiscal stimulus choices for lower-income countries

In the initial crisis phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, as countries used lockdowns to suppress the spread of the virus, fiscal support measures were introduced to help businesses and households keep...


The impact of COVID-19 on formal firms: an application using micro tax data across countries

How does the COVID-19 pandemic affect firm profits and tax payments in developing countries?...


Rwanda publishes its second tax expenditure report

Rwanda’s tax expenditure report for 2018/19 was completed and ...


Mobilising revenue: opportunities for lower-income countries during the pandemic

This brief addresses the fiscal response to the coronavirus pandemic, arguing that governments could make use of the opportunities this shock provides to make changes to tax systems now that might ...


Informality, consumption taxes and redistribution

In this study, we combine household expenditure data from 31 countries with theory to shed new light on the redistributive potential and optimal design of consumption taxes....

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