Program: Fiscal

Tax Expenditures and Inequality

| 16 June 2020
Discussion Notes, Fiscal | Tags: Inequality, Sustainable Development, Tax Expenditures
Tax expenditures are used widely by governments across the world to pursue different public policy goals including boosting innovation and R&D, job creation, greening the economy as well as mitigating inequality and tackling poverty. Yet, besides their stated goals (which are often aligned with a ... continue reading

Incentivos Fiscales en Iberoamérica en Tiempos de COVID-19

1 July 2020
Fiscal, Workshops | Tags: Covid-19, Developing Countries, Tax Expenditures
In times of COVID-19, countries across the world are introducing a myriad of response and stimulus packages to mitigate the economic downturn triggered by the pandemic. The second in a series of two virtual seminars co-organized by CEP and the GLOBTAXGOV Project (Leiden University) explores ... continue reading

Tax Incentives in Developing Economies in Times of COVID-19

24 June 2020
Fiscal, Workshops | Tags: Covid-19, Developing Countries, Tax Expenditures
In times of COVID-19, countries across the world are introducing a myriad of response and stimulus packages to mitigate the economic downturn triggered by the pandemic. The first in a series of two virtual seminars co-organized by CEP and the GLOBTAXGOV Project (Leiden University) explores the ... continue reading

Avoiding Mining Tax Relief Pitfalls During a Crisis

| 22 May 2020
Blog, Fiscal | Tags: Covid-19, Mining, Tax Expenditures, Taxes
Establishing effective tax policy for the mining sector can be a challenge in the best of times, especially for resource-rich developing countries which may lack sector-specific experience and technical capacity. Under the pressure of a crisis, it is critical for countries to steer clear of ... continue reading

The Day After Tomorrow. Designing COVID-19 Bailouts for a Sustainable Recovery

| 4 May 2020
Blog, Fiscal, Monetary | Tags: Bailouts, Climate Change, Covid-19, Employment, Inequality
Governments around the world are taking extraordinary measures to mitigate the economic fallout of COVID-19. Their decisions in the weeks and months ahead will shape our lives for years to come. The fiscal packages that are being adopted as well as the funding that central ... continue reading