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DocumentB. Chisinga / Future Agricultures Consortium, 2018This paper examines the political economy of agricultural commercialisation in Malawi over the past three or so decades both in a contemporary and historical perspective.DocumentJ.C. Muñoz-Mora, J.W. d'Anjou / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2018The ‘war on drugs’ has failed. Despite an increase in law enforcement, production levels of coca – the crop used to make cocaine – have hardly altered in the last decade.DocumentB. Birhanu / International Knowledge Sharing Platform, 2016The main aim of this study is to demystify the mystery surrounding the belief that, high government revenue growth rates engineered through the government multiplier process. The relationship between government revenue growth and economic growth is investigated for Ethiopia during the period 1974/75-2013/14.Document
The relationship between FDI flows and tax revenues in Ethiopia: an evidence based on ARDL model with a structural breakM.T. Jeza, A.A. Hassen, G. Ramakrishna / Ethiopian Economic Association, 2016The study is an attempt to investigate the impact of FDI flows on tax revenues in Ethiopia both at aggregate and disaggregate tax revenue levels that include income tax, corporate tax, trade taxes and business profit tax.DocumentT. Abay / North-South Institute, 2010The research analyses the major institutional constraints that have been hampering Domestic Resource Mobilization in low-income countries, focusing on Ethiopia as an example. The study examines the prospects for and constraints preventing mobilization of non-debt-creating domestic savings, both public and private.DocumentH. Kibret, R. Mamuye / United Nations Development Programme, 2017This paper explores some of the challenges to explain why tax to GDP ratio is low at 13.4 per cent despite strong and sustained growth recorded in the past twelve years, through analysis of the determinants. Also, the gap between the potential and actual tax revenue in Ethiopia will be estimated using peer country comparisons.
8 May 2018This blog originally appeared on the Institute of Development Studies website.
30 January 2018This blog first appeared on the Institute of Development Studies website and is reposted with their permission.
28 November 2017Every piece of research contains data whether qualitative or quantitative. How that data is derived and used varies from case to case. With increasing time pressures and a need to validate assumptions, there is growing concern that sound ethics are seen as a luxury but as a recent discussion at IDS concluded, good data ethics are essential if research is to have meaningful impact on lives.
15th August 2018
Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) have recently announced a new research evaluation tool 'Research Quality Plus (RQ+)' which will give more importance to local context when determining the legitimacy of research.
8th August 2018
Our friends at the GODAN Action project are pleased to announce a new call for applications for the Open Data Management Online Course. The GODAN Action team has expanded the content of the course to include land in addition to agriculture and nutrition.
31st July 2018
At the inaugural Global Disability Summit last week on the 23rd and 24th July, the UK Department for International Development (DFID) called for action to address the 'global injustice' of discrimination against persons with disabilities.
11th June 2018
A Global Open Data for Agriculture (GODAN) partner report has highlighted the need for open access and open data at universities to help solve world hunger and malnutrition.
11th June 2018
Launched today in partnership between the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is a new online platform, the Epidemic Response Anthropology Platform (ERAP2), building on the success of the