Bottom of the Barrel: Africa’s Oil Boom and the Poor

Jun 19, 2003

This report addresses two main questions: How can Africa’s oil boom contribute to alleviating poverty? What policy changes should be implemented to promote the management and allocation of oil revenues

Introduction to the Fifth Women’s Budget Initiative

Jun 19, 2000

The South African Women’s Budget Initiative is a collaborative project of national parliamentarians and nongovernmental organizations. This piece looks at the themes discussed since the first initiative took place and

Tax Expenditures and Inequality in Latin America

Jun 07, 2018

June 2018 | by Jean Ross, International Budget Partnership Consultant

Fiscal policies — how public resources are raised and spent — are governments’ most direct tool for addressing inequality.

Tax Expenditures and Inequality in Latin America

Tax Policy and Inequality in Latin America

Jun 07, 2018

June 2018 | by Bruno Martorano, Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex

Taxation is an important policy tool for promoting revenue mobilization and economic development. However,

Tax Policy and Inequality in Latin America