Digital Revolutions in Public Finance: A New Book by the IMF

IMF-Digital Revolutions in Public FinanceWith funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its latest book, entitled, “Digital Revolutions in Public Finance,” at a launch event in Washington, DC on 7 November. The book, edited by Sanjeev Gupta, Michael Keen, Alpa Shah and Geneviève Verdier, captures the research originally presented at the Digital Revolutions in Public Finance Forum held during the IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings in April 2017, and focuses on the opportunities offered by digital transformation and the issues which must be confronted in implementing such initiatives in both developed and developing countries.  Continue reading “Digital Revolutions in Public Finance: A New Book by the IMF”

Tax & Investment: Some International Comparisons

ITIC continues to monitor comparative annual studies that analyze progress in economic reform, as a means of attracting foreign investment. Some findings of the ‘bell-wether’ World Bank report, entitled, Doing Business (2018): Measuring Business Regulations (published on 31 October), are set out below for select economies in which ITIC operates. Continue reading “Tax & Investment: Some International Comparisons”