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Public finance

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


  2. Public finance and development: top reads in the new year

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

    Working papers

  4. Budgets and Bytes: how can digital improve public spending?


  5. Fossil fuel subsidies are not the answer to the energy crisis

  6. Could Big Tech’s loss be government’s gain?

  7. Fixing the education financing trap: persuasions, promises and prospects beyond the UN Transforming Education Summit

  8. Public finance and development: top reads in November 2022

  9. What’s the state of play on Just Energy Transition Partnerships?

  10. Looking back, looking forward: where next for US inflation?

  11. The devil in the detail? Eight lessons from tax expenditure reporting in Rwanda and Uganda

  12. Public finance and development: top reads in October 2022

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

    Working papers

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

    Working papers

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

    Research reports

  16. Understanding the institutions of domestic health financing decisions: insights from immunisation services in three low- and middle-income countries

    Working papers

  17. Public finance and development: top reads in September 2022

  18. With inflation rising, will Africa face another crisis in public sector pay?

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

    Research reports

  20. Using real-time indicators for economic decision-making in government: Lessons from the Covid-19 crisis in the UK

    Emerging analysis