Latest Publications

Unlocking the Potential of Administrative Data in Africa: Tax Compliance and Progressivity in Rwanda
byGiulia Mascagni, Nara Monkam and Christopher Nell

ICTD Working Paper 56 Summary: This paper is the first in a series of three studies looking at tax compliance using administrative data from Rwanda. It discusses the use of administrative data for…

International Tax Disputes: Between Supranational Administration and Adjudication
bySol Picciotto

ICTD Working Paper 55 Summary: The proposals resulting from the G20/Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) project on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) include a drive for…

Information Sources of Tax Administrations in Latin America. Experiences of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Peru (in Spanish only)
byCIAT

As a result of the Cooperation Program between the Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT) and the GIZ of the Federal Republic of Germany, with the support of the tax administrations from…

News & Events

ICTD Job Opportunity: Research Associate, Tax and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

ICTD Job Opportunity: Research Associate, Tax and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

21 September 2016

International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) Dr. Wilson Prichard, University of Toronto, September, 2016   Closing date for applications: October 3, 2016 Basics of Position Seeking one position full...

Two-day Conference - 'Lifting the Veil of Secrecy: Tax Havens, Capital Flows and Developing Countries'

Two-day Conference - 'Lifting the Veil of Secrecy: Tax Havens, Capital Flows and Developing Countries'

20 September 2016

   What is the role of the tax avoidance industry?  How can the challenges that tax havens represent be mitigated? On 21 and 22 November 2016, leading academics, practitioners and investigative...

Impact Story: No Level Playing Field: Economic Growth and The Corporate Tax Burden in Ethiopia

Impact Story: No Level Playing Field: Economic Growth and The Corporate Tax Burden in Ethiopia

02 August 2016

Economic growth and industrial development are high priorities for the Government of Ethiopia. The recent growth record is good, but manufacturing has progressed slowly. It is correspondingly important to know...

Latest Blogs

Liam Taylor
02 August 2016
Commentary and Debate
From Wall Street to the World Bank, people are looking at Kampala as a model for how cities can finance their futures. This piece first appeared on Next City.  Joseph Aliguma is perched on the bull bars of a minibus, listing his expenses. Every...
Rhiannon McCluskey
15 July 2016
Commentary and Debate
Last week, the Institute of Development Studies hosted its 50th anniversary conference titled “States, Markets and Society".  As part of the conference, the ICTD hosted a panel on the theme of taxation and fiscal contracts in Africa. The panelli...
Mick Moore
08 June 2016
Commentary and Debate
Sri Lankans sometimes like to claim perverse records for their country. You will likely have heard the proud assertion that ‘Sri Lanka has the highest suicide rate in the world’. Fortunately, that is not true. But here is a genuine perverse record, ...

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