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How banks assist capital flight from Africa: A literature review
(Research reportR 2010: 6, Research report, 2010)
Systematic studies of the banking sector’s involvement in facilitating capital flight from developing countries are limited. This report was commissioned by Norad’s Anti-Corruption Project (ANKOR) for the purpose of ...
Understanding the resource curse: A large-scale experiment on corruption in Tanzania
(CMI Working Paper WP 2018:5, Working paper, 2018-01-01)
Corruption appears to be an important driver of the resource curse in developing countries. We report from a large-scale field experiment in Tanzania that provides causal evidence on how expectations about future natural ...
The Customer is King: Evidence on VAT Compliance in Tanzania
(ICTD Working Paper 83, Research report, 2018-10-01)
Like governments in many other African countries, the Government of Tanzania has been striving to improve the effectiveness of its value added tax (VAT) regime by reducing tax evasion through a combination of measures, ...
Most people are not economists: Citizen preferences for corporate taxation
(CMI Working Paper WP 2018:11, Working paper, 2018-11-01)
On what bases should corporations be taxed? This article presents evidence from a series of discrete choice experiments designed to elicit the tax preferences of ordinary citizens. We find that respondents favour higher ...
Colonial legacy, state-building and the salience of ethnicity in Sub-Saharan Africa
(CMI Working Paper WP 2015:16, Working paper, 2015-01-01)
Ethnicity has received increased attention in studies of Africa's economic and institutional development. We present evidence on the long-term effects of Britain's "divide-and-rule" colonial strategy that deliberately ...