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Policy Advising

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Municipal Property Tax Reform

People Involved: H. Rubino Sugana
Location: Jordan
Topics: Taxation

With support from the UN Development Program, faculty worked with Jordan's Ministry of Finance in 2009 to develop a roll-out plan for property tax reform to all 99 municipalities.

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.

Land Access and Housing

People Involved: Fernando R. Fernholz
Location: Honduras
Topics: Project appraisal

Faculty supervised student interns working on municipal level land access and housing in Honduras with Habitat for Humanity and local officials in 2009.

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