fbpx

Person

Image of Fabrizio Santoro

Fabrizio Santoro

Postdoctoral Fellow

Fabrizio is a Postdoctoral Fellow at IDS working with the International Centre for Tax and Development. He completed his doctorate 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

View all ICTD publications authored by Fabrizio Santoro

 

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

The VAT in Practice: Equity, Enforcement and Complexity

ICTD Working Paper 117

The value added tax (VAT) is supposed to be a tax on consumption that achieves greater economic efficiency than alternative indirect taxes. It is also meant to facilitate enforcement through the ‘self-enforcing mechanism’ – based on opposed incentives for buyers and sellers, and because...

23 January 2021

Fabrizio Santoro’s recent work

Cluster

Governance

The Governance research cluster works across a number of thematic areas that are focused on ensuring citizens are represented and governed fairly in a world of changing state authorities. Our work critically examines public authority and the institutions, networks and politics that shape it....