Programme 1: Financing the State. Taxation, Accountability and the Poor.
This seminar highlighted the political economy of taxation, which places revenues in the context of larger economic transformations and political dynamics. In the first five sessions of the seminar, academic experts in the field of taxation offered presentations based on their research. An abstract of each presentation is presented in this report, together with a sample of the discussion on the presentation.
DfID, World Bank and IDS Seminar Report, Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies, ISBN 1-85864-482-8, 26 pp.