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ICTD Research in Brief, Issue 5: Local Government Revenue Mobilisation in Anglophone Africa
  • Sunday, 13 September 2015
  • Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Kari Heggstad

ICTD Research in Brief, Issue 5: Local Government Revenue Mobilisation in Anglophone Africa

  We are pleased to present the fifth in our new publication series, ICTD Research in Brief -two-page summaries of our working papers edited to capture the main policy messages and aimed at policy…
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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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Local government revenue mobilisation in Anglophone Africa

Local government revenue mobilisation in Anglophone Africa

  Summary This paper examines opportunities and constraints facing local revenue mobilisation in Anglophone Africa, with an emphasis on urban settings.  Specific revenue instruments and their…
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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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Local Government Revenue Mobilisation in Anglophone Africa
  • Saturday, 12 September 2015
  • Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Kari Heggstad

Local Government Revenue Mobilisation in Anglophone Africa

ICTD Working Paper 7: Summary This paper examines opportunities and constraints facing local revenue mobilisation in anglophone Africa, with an emphasis on urban settings. It discusses specific…
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