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U4 Brief | Oct 2017
Winners of the U4 Proxy Challenge 2016 We need more imaginative ways of addressing corruption. It is important to generate indicators that ...
CMI Insight | Jun 2017
Effective collection of property taxes requires constructive working relations between the central government revenue authority and the municipalities, ...
property tax, tax administration, tax, Tanzania, Kinondoni, Ilala, Temeke, Dar es Salaam
Project | Jan 2019 - Dec 2022
This project aims to study the policies, practices and impact of humanitarian diplomacy (HD) as conducted by select state actors that are new ...
Qatar, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, UAE
Project | Oct 2009 - Mar 2010
Capital flight erodes the financial basis of developing countries, and the illicit financial flows are a major constraint for the implementation ...
capital flight, illicit financial flows, tax havens, corruption, banks
Event | 14 Mar 2012
Frøy Gudbrandsen (UiB) in conversation with Malawi activist Rafiq Hajat and Arne Tostensen (CMI)
News | 30 Jun 2014
- Policy makers and their decisions matter much more than a supposed resource curse, says Ricardo Soares de Oliveira. As East Africa booms with oil, he urges international actors and donors to repoliticise the international reform and financial agenda.
News | 23 Jan 2015
Big accounting firms advice multinational companies on tax loopholes and lobby for tax exemptions. At the same time they advice governments in developing countries on tax reforms and engage in government task forces. A new research project delve deeper into the dual role of multinational accounting firms.
Associated Senior Researcher
Economist whose current research focuses on the political economy of development, poverty dynamics, and corporate social responsibility
Game theory, ethics, public economics, international economics, social choice, Angola, Bangladesh, Malawi, Tanzania
Comment to CMI insight number 5: Illicit Flows and Trade Misinvoicing: Are we looking under the wrong lamppost?
CMI Insight | Nov 2016
This is a comment to the CMI Insight number 5, published November 2016. The Insight can be found here. Comment byMatthew Salomon, 12 ...
illicit flows, trade misinvoicing, financial flows, tax, tax evation
CMI Insight | Nov 2016
Illicit financial flows (IFFs) have become a high profile issue in recent years. The Sustainable Development Goals include a target (16.4: significantly ...
Trade misinvoicing, tax, tax evasion, illicit flows
CMI Brief | Mar 2017
Property tax (PT) raises on average revenues of less than 1% of GDP in developing countries. In many African countries it contributes far less ...
tax, finance, property tax, real estate, Tanzania, Africa
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2017
Public financial transparency is increasingly advocated as a solution to concerns over legal tax planning by multinational corporations, and ...
tax, transparency, tax evasion, beneficial ownership, fraud, money laundering
Journal Article | Jul 2009
Donors demand that recipient country governments clean up their tax administration systems as a way of expanding state revenues and fighting ...
Taxation, tax exemptions, donors
News | 17 Sep 2012
Developing countries could raise substantial domestic revenues by strengthening tax legislation and administration, but a lack of global regulations to address cross-border tax evasion is slowing down the process.
Impact Series | Oct 2018
Inefficiency and corruption used to be a trademark of the tax systems in many African countries. CMI research has influenced the way governments ...
Commissioned Report | Jan 2010
Good Tax Governance (GTG) and more effective tax systems are central for sustainable development because they can: (i) mobilise the domestic ...
News | 11 Jun 2012
Many African states could raise substantial tax revenues. Instead they race to offer foreign investors the most favorable tax treatment.
News | 10 Nov 2014
». I look forward to contribute to a research agenda that can provide policymakers with concrete and context specific advice in collaboration with colleagues at the African Tax Institute, says Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, senior researcher at CMI.
News | 19 Dec 2013
How can donors strengthen tax systems in developing countries? By complementing their technical approach with measures to build a taxpayer culture, and challenging development countries to take the lead, says CMI researcher Odd-Helge Fjeldstad.
News | 24 Nov 2015
-A 'good' natural resource tax regime is one that does not undermine - or strangle - the development of the ordinary tax system, says CMI researcher Odd-Helge Fjeldstad. Different segments of the tax system 'interfere' with each other. If the most resourceful companies and individuals do not contribute with tax revenue due to tax avoidance and exemptions, this will affect the taxpaying behaviour of others.