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Taxation, Political Accountability and Foreign Aid: Lessons from Somaliland

Taxation, Political Accountability and Foreign Aid: Lessons from Somaliland

  For years, studies of state formation in early and medieval Europe have argued that the modern, representative state emerged as the result of negotiations between autocratic governments in need of…
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The political economy of property tax in Africa: Explaining reform outcomes in Sierra Leone

The political economy of property tax in Africa: Explaining reform outcomes in Sierra Leone

    Abstract Effective local government taxation is critical to achieving the governance benefits widely attributed to decentralization, but in practice successful tax reform has been rare because…
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Rebuilding Local Government Finance After Conflict: The Political Economy of Property Tax Reform in Sierra Leone
  • Tuesday, 15 September 2015
  • Samuel Jibao and Wilson Prichard

Rebuilding Local Government Finance After Conflict: The Political Economy of Property Tax Reform in Sierra Leone

  ICTD Working Paper 12: Summary This research explores relatively successful reforms of the local property tax system in the four largest city councils in Sierra Leone. Deriving lessons from…
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