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Policy Advising


Review of VAT and Overall Tax System

People Involved: Graham Glenday, H. Rubino Sugana
Location: Guyana
Topics: Taxation

Faculty provided tax policy assistance, including a detailed review of the new VAT as well as the overall tax system under the Guyana Threshold Country Plan/Implementation Project administered by USAID for the Millennium Challenge Corporation. The project was conducted from 2008 to 2009.

Project Appraisal and Management

People Involved: Gangadhar P. Shukla
Location: Jordan
Topics: Project appraisal

With funding from USAID, faculty reviewed capital investment strategies, public-private partnerships and institutional mechanisms to support implementation of mega-projects in Jordan's public sector in 2009.

Property Tax Reform

People Involved: Roy Kelly
Location: Tanzania
Topics: Taxation

With GIZ funding, faculty provided support to the Prime Minister’s Office of Tanzania and local government to develop and implement a property rates reform strategy in 2009 and 2010.

Tax Policy, Project Appraisal

People Involved: Joseph Tham, Roy Kelly, Graham Glenday
Location: Azerbaijan
Topics: Taxation, Project appraisal

While delivering public finance and project appraisal courses at Azerbaijan State Economic University, faculty provided technical assistance on various tax policy and project appraisal issues from 2009 to 2010.