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What can surveys tell us about informal taxes and transfers in Sub-Saharan Africa?

What do household survey instruments include in their coverage of informal taxes and transfers?

TaxDev researchers participate in workshop on the role of independent fiscal policy research institutes

In November 2020, IFS researchers Christine Farquharson, David Phillips, and Yani Tyskerud participated in a collaborative virtual seminar with Oxford Policy Management (OPM), the Centr

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

Conference on taxing personal income and wealth in developing countries

Together with the World Bank, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (Skatteforsk), Columbia University, OTPR - Office of Tax Policy Research and University of Mic

Informality, consumption taxes and redistribution

Can consumption taxes reduce inequality in developing countries?

How does lockdown affect firms in developing countries?

The Covid-19 pandemic is generating a vast shock to both the supply and demand for goods and services (

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?

TaxDev researchers present on tax policy responses to COVID-19, in collaboration with the OECD and regional tax associations

In April, May and June 2020, TaxDev researchers David Phillips and Iain Steel participated in a series of virtual seminars in collaboration with the OECD, regional associations of tax a

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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