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