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Policy Advising


Fiscal Decentralization Policy

People Involved: Roy Kelly
Location: Tanzania
Topics: Fiscal Decentralization, Budgeting

Under a two-year contract with the Government of Tanzania, faculty provided a resident finance advisor to the Prime Minister's Office and the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs in 2009 to improve the intergovernmental fiscal transfer system, enhance local revenue mobilization and strengthen local financial management.

Local Government Revenue Mobilization

People Involved: Fernando R. Fernholz, H. Rubino Sugana
Location: Indonesia
Topics: Project appraisal

Faculty analyzed the legal, institutional, and organizational issues needed for increased local government revenue mobilization in East Sumba Regency in Indonesia in 2009 with funding support from World Vision Canada.

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.

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.