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Giovanni Occhiali

Research Fellow

Dr Giovanni Occhiali is a Development Economist for the International Centre for Tax and Development.

He works on a number of projects related to Tax Administration and Compliance, Tax and Governance and co-leads the ICTD’s capacity building program together with Dr Max Gallien.

He holds a PhD from the University of Birmingham and prior to joining ICTD, he was a Researcher at the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei and an Overseas Development Institute Fellow at the National Revenue Authority of Sierra Leone. His research focuses on Sub-Saharan Africa, and outside of the field of taxation his main interests are energy economics and industrial policies.

Languages: English and Italian (fluent)

Pronouns: He/him

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.

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Publications

Report

Governance and Building Back Better

Positioning Paper

The pandemic is in many ways a crisis of governance. Its magnitude and mitigation are determined by the nature of policy responses and crisis management by leaders and governments, and existing socioeconomic inequality has led to a disproportionate impact on some groups.

30 September 2020

Giovanni Occhiali’s recent work

Cluster

Governance

Our work seeks to ensure citizens are represented and governed fairly in a world of changing state authorities.  Through international partnerships and networks, we will seek to influence donors, research organisations, governments and civil society to promote social justice and good governance...