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Taxation and development: A review of donor support to strengthen tax systems in developing countries

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  • Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge
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    Recent years have seen a growing interest among donors on taxation in developing countries. This reflects a concern for domestic revenue mobilization to finance public goods and services, as well as recognition of the centrality of taxation for growth and

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    Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper WP2013/010.

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    Date of creation: 2013
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    Keywords: tax policy; tax administration; tax effort; technical assistance;

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