iiG Briefing Paper 16. Raising revenue to reduce poverty.
African governments must raise higher levels of revenue from domestic taxation in order to effectively implement sustainable poverty reduction strategies. A recent study looks at what generates support for taxation in Lagos, Nigeria, in particular, the relationship between the provision of basic public services and the willingness of individuals to pay higher rates of taxation.
iiG Briefing Paper 16, CSAE Economics Department, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, 2 pp