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Nanumea island, Tuvalu
This study was undertaken to inform the SIDS Global Data Hub, launched at the SIDS4 Conference in May 2024, as well as Small Island Developing States' (SIDS) broader suite of activities on adaptation and resilience information, in the context of the next 10-year SIDS agenda: ‘The Antigua and Barbuda Agenda for SIDS – a Renewed Declaration for Resilient Prosperity’.

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  1. An appraisal of debt sustainability analyses amid multiple crises

    Research report

  2. Backstopping multilateral development banks: the fiscal context of callable capital for shareholder governments

    Working paper

  3. Supporting livelihoods in displacement: four recommendations for donors, policymakers and practitioners

    Briefing/policy paper

  4. The lives and livelihoods of forcibly displaced people in Mogadishu, Somalia

    Case/country study

  5. The livelihoods of forcibly displaced persons (FDPs): a global evidence review

    Working paper

  6. Communicating taxes: a review of the literature

    Literature review

  7. Bridging Africa’s urban infrastructure gap: Financial intermediaries for facilitating cities’ access to debt finance in Africa

    Working paper

  8. Fiscal policy and gender income inequality: the role of taxes and social spending

    Research report

  9. The resurgence of national development planning and the challenge of alignment

    Working paper

  10. Personal income tax reforms and income inequality in African countries

    Working paper

  11. Making public finance digital: Challenges to the emerging digital public financial management paradigm

    Working paper

  12. Digital public financial management: An emerging paradigm

    Working paper

  13. Financing social assistance in lower-income countries post-Covid-19: An exploration of realistic options

    Working paper

  14. DPF roundtable event summary | Mainstreaming equality into fiscal policy: Distributional analysis in finance ministries

    Meeting/conference report

  15. At a glance: Two decades of Employment Income Tax in Africa


  16. Do ministers matter for audit performance? Evidence from cabinet appointments during South Africa’s ‘State of Capture’

    Working paper

  17. Weathering the storm: African public development banks’ response to Covid-19 and their recovery role

    Working paper

  18. Tax expenditure reporting in Rwanda and Uganda: challenges, practical guidance and lessons learnt

    Working paper

  19. Fiscal policy and income inequality: the role of taxes and social spending

    Research report

  20. Escaping the low-financing trap: Strategies for sustainable educational development in low-income countries

    Research report