Given the massive impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on public finances globally, it is little surprise that the IMF’s October 2021 forecasts of debt and debt servicing costs in sub-Saharan Africa are
This chapter is included in, 'Government fiscal measures during and after an economic crisis: Africa’s response to the impact of COVID-19', a book that considers a number of responses to the impact
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
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.
As part of the Centre for Training and Research in Public Finance and Policy's (CTRPFP) annual Training Wor
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
How does the COVID-19 pandemic affect firm profits and tax payments in developing countries?
This note uses administrative tax data on firms to measure the direct impact of the lockdown on firms’ profitability, employment and exit rates.
This note uses administrative tax data on firms to measure the direct impact of the COVID-19 containment and prevention measures (referred to as ‘lockdown’ throughout this note) on firms’ profitabi