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This is the front cover for Working Paper 31, Information Technology and Fiscal Capacity in a Developing Country: Evidence from Ethiopia

Information Technology and Fiscal Capacity in a Developing Country: Evidence from Ethiopia

ICTD Working Paper 31 (2015)

Governments in developing countries are typically constrained by a limited fiscal capacity to finance the provision of essential public goods – a constraint that has been cited as one of the fundamental challenges to economic development. Several developing countries haverecently implemented electronic tax systems (ETS) to improve monitoring tax compliance using modern information technology (such as electronic sales registry machines (ESRMs)). More details