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Policy Advising


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.

Government Revenue Projection

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

Faculty provided technical assistance and on-the-job training for Bhutan's Department of Revenue and Customs to produce medium-term (2008 – 2010) projections of all government revenues.

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.

Expenditure Analysis and Program Evaluation

People Involved: Gangadhar P. Shukla, Graham Glenday, Joseph Tham, Fernando Fernholz
Location: India
Topics: Taxation, Project appraisal

With USAID funding, faculty provided technical assistance on investment expenditure analysis and program evaluation to Ministries of Finance in the states of Karnataka, Jharkhand and Uttaranchal in India. Technical advice was also provided on aspects of tax policy and electricity regulation in Karnataka. The project was conducted from 2006 to 2007.