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Policy Advising


Oil Taxation Analysis

People Involved: Gangadhar P. Shukla
Location: Nigeria
Topics: Taxation

With World Bank assistance, faculty worked with the Government of Nigeria in 2009 to analyze the weaknesses in the taxation of oil, from licensing for extraction to capital spending of revenues.

Tax System Performance Evaluation

People Involved: Graham Glenday, Gangadhar P. Shukla
Location: South Africa
Topics: Taxation

Faculty reviewed and provided advice to South Africa's Ministry of Finance in 2008 on the overall performance of the tax system as well as a new minerals tax policy.

Public Investment Advising

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

Under a sub-contract to Global Economic Advisors, faculty helped develop a public investment manual and provided technical assistance, training and advising on improving transparency and accountability of public investment in Mongolia. The project was conducted from 2007 to 2008.

Fiscal Decentralization Support

People Involved: Roy Kelly
Location: Cambodia
Topics: Fiscal Decentralization

Under a two-year contract with the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), faculty provided a resident fiscal decentralization advisor in 2007 to give policy support to the Ministry of Economy and Finance, Royal Government of Cambodia.