Tax Revenue Mobilization in Conflict affected Developing Countries

Published on 13 March 2018

How does conflict affect tax revenue mobilization? This paper uses a newly updated dataset to explore longitudinal trends of tax revenue mobilization prior to, during and after conflict periods in a selection of conflict affected states since 1980. This medium N trend analysis provides greater insight into the relationship between tax revenue performance over time and the characteristics of the conflicts in question. Offering detailed snapshots of tax experiences prior to, during and after conflict, this paper provides an empirical counterpoint to theories about the role of taxation in war making and state building.

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van den Boogaard, V., Prichard, W., Benson, M. S. and Milicic, N.
Journal of International Development


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