International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD)
ICTD was established in November 2010 with financial support from the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) and from the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad).
The International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) is a global policy research network dealing with the political economy of taxation policies and practices in developing countries , with a special emphasis on sub-Saharan Africa. Our long term objective is to contribute to development by mobilising knowledge that will help make taxation policies more conducive to pro-poor economic growth and good governance. Our operational objectives are to generate and disseminate relevant knowledge to policymakers and to mobilise knowledge in ways that will widen and deepen public debate about taxation issues within poorer countries.
Building fiscal capacity in developing countries: Evidence on the role of information technology
Merima Ali, Abdulaziz B. Shifa, Abebe Shimeles and Firew Woldeyes
National Tax Journal
Pre-colonial centralization and tax compliance norms in contemporary Uganda
Merima Ali and Odd-Helge Fjeldstad
Lobbying and the shaping of tax policies in Tanzania
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad,Lise Rakner