Research Summary 23, How Does Taxation Affect the Quality of Governance? IDS Working Paper No. 280

Abstract

Taxation is normally treated as purely a financial issue. It is now increasingly recognised that it is also a governance issue. This paper summarises the policy implications of a growing debate about the connections between the sources of government revenues and the quality of governance.

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Citation

Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies, 2 pp.

Research Summary 23, How Does Taxation Affect the Quality of Governance? IDS Working Paper No. 280

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