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Fabrizio Santoro

Research Officer

Fabrizio is a Research Officer at IDS working with the International Centre for Tax and Development and a PhD student in Economics at the University of Sussex.

He also works as an external consultant for the University of Sussex and the Danish Refugee Council. Prior to joining IDS, Fabrizio worked as a Research Associate at Innovations for Poverty Action in Myanmar, as a Trainee at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok, and with BRAC in Uganda.

He has field experience in Rwanda and Swaziland. His main area of work is taxation and public finance, with a strong focus on evaluation of public policy and data analysis.

Languages: Italian (native) and English (fluent)

ICTD Publications

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Research

Centre

International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD)

The International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) provides research evidence that supports developing countries in raising domestic revenues equitably and sustainably, in a manner that is conducive to pro-poor economic growth and good governance.

Publications

Working Paper

Nil-Filing in Eswatini: Should the Revenue Administration be Concerned?

African Tax Administration Paper 6

The tax-to-GDP ratio in developing countries is still remarkably low for many different reasons. One of the key factors behind poor tax collection is low tax compliance. In this paper we look at compliance with income tax in Eswatini, focusing on one particular dimension – filing of nil...

Winnie Mdluli

3 May 2019

Fabrizio Santoro’s recent work

Cluster

Governance

The Governance research cluster identifies the following sub-themes of research to ensure citizens are represented and governed fairly in a world of changing state authorities. Taxation Understanding how taxation affects the quality of governance has implications for social justice,...