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Working Paper

Tax Evasion and Missing Imports: Evidence From Transaction-Level Data

ICTD Working Paper 101

It is well documented in the literature that developing countries raise less tax revenue as a share of their economy than their developed counterparts. Part of this gap can be explained by the relatively higher tax evasion in the former. Recent literature shows that increasing the availability...

18 September 2019

Working Paper

Small Business Owners and Corporate Tax Responsibility in Nigeria: An Exploratory Study

ICTD African Tax Administration Paper 15

This study explores how small business owners talk about their tax responsibility, especially in non-enabling institutional contexts. It identifies two main types of tax responsibility discourses amongst these business owners: (1) duty-based and (2) rights-based. The duty-based talks see...

Kenneth Amaeshi & 2 others

16 September 2019

Brief

Masculinities and Transition in Turkey: Country Brief

Despite a progressive legal framework and social and human resources policies aimed at benefiting women in Turkey, their labour force participation has remained low. Female entrepreneurship has become seen as a solution to increasing women’s role in the economy, whilst the role of men has...

10 September 2019

Brief

Masculinities and Transition in Ukraine: Country Brief

As Ukraine has attempted to distance itself from the Soviet past and to establish a strong and independent self-identity, ideals of masculinity and femininity have emerged that have both nationalist and traditionalist overtones. The respective emphasis on women’s domestic role and men’s role...

Charlie Walker & 2 others

10 September 2019

Brief

Masculinities and Transition: Summary Brief

Profound social and economic transitions over the past 30 years have shaped women’s lives and opportunities in Egypt, Kazakhstan, Turkey and Ukraine in varying ways. Much less is known about men’s experiences of economic transition and reactions to the diverse changes in women’s circumstances.

10 September 2019

Report

Masculinities and Transition: Enduring Privilege?

There has been significant progress in gender equality globally over recent decades, such as in school enrolment or in labour force participation rates, and in certain groups of men’s and boys’ attitudes to gender equality; particularly among younger, educated males in urban areas. Yet,...

10 September 2019

Brief

Masculinities and Transition in Egypt: Country Brief

Gender and development research in Egypt tends to frame questions about men solely in terms of barriers to women’s economic advancement. Only recently have questions been raised about men’s own gendered experiences and attitudes, and how they experience the changes in gender relations...

Ramy Aly & 2 others

10 September 2019

Publication

Assessing the Relative Importance of Causal Factors

CDI Practice Paper 21

While contribution analysis provides a basis for making causal claims and understanding how and why change occurs, it does not on its own estimate the relative importance, much less the size, of the causal factors at work. In this CDI Practice Paper written by John Mayne, we discuss ways of...

14 August 2019