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Odd-Helge Fjeldstad

Research Professor, Coordinator: Tax and Public Finance

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Jul 2017 - Mar 2018

Taxation in fragile states

Mar 2003 - Dec 2003

Rural taxation in Uganda

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Economist focusing on taxation, fiscal corruption and capital flight.

Odd-Helge holds a PhD in economics from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration. He has published widely, both scholarly and policy-oriented, on tax reform, revenue administration, local government taxation, tax compliance and evasion, fiscal corruption and capital flight. He has served as director of major multidisciplinary research and capacity building programmes. Odd-Helge has more than 30 years of experience from research and policy analysis in Eastern and Southern Africa. His work has involved long-term collaboration with research institutions in Angola, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. He has been advisor for several African governments on public financial management, and has worked as consultant for bilateral and multilateral development organisations, including DFID, Norad, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, OECD, IFC and the World Bank. His experience also covers teaching, supervision and training in economic policy analysis, fiscal reforms, governance and the economics of corruption. Odd-Helge is Extraordinary Professor at the African Tax Institute, University of Pretoria, and Senior Fellow of the International Centre for Tax and Development.

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