Media and Policy
Blogs and Media
Why taxation should be high on the agenda for Commonwealth leaders, IDS blog, June 2022
Using technology to increase taxpayer compliance: evidence from Ethiopia, VoxDev, April 2022
Pandora’s box is open: What should lower-income countries do to tax the wealthy now?, ICTD blog, October 2021
Open Societies, Tax, and the British Aid Programme, ICTD blog, January 2021
A UK outside of Europe presents a risk to development, IDS blog, January 2021
Buona fortuna alla lotteria degli scontrini, Lavoce.info, December 2020
Taxpayer education: Why it matters and how research can help, ICTD blog, September 2020
Tax incentives cost Kenya 6% of GDP, but there’s no global ‘standard’, Africa Check, June 2020
Policy Advice and Advisory Roles
I am Research Advisor at the Rwanda Revenue Authority, where I provide advice on the trategic role of the research function ad work in close collaboration with the Research Team.
I am also part of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) of the Tax Administration Diagnostic Assessment Tool (TADAT), whose role is to advise the TADAT Secretariat on technical aspects of the design and implementation of the diagnostic tool.
I am currently Chair of the Advisory Board of ICTD's Digitax research program.
Policy Briefs and Research Summaries
Active Ghosts: Nil-filing in Rwanda, ICTD Research in Brief, July 2020
Tax Evasion and Missing Imports: Evidence from Transaction-Level Data, ICTD Research in Brief, October 2019
An Analysis of Discrepancies in Taxpayers’ VAT Declarations in Rwanda, ICTD Research in Brief, March 2019
Teach to Comply? Evidence from a Taxpayer Education Programme in Rwanda, ICTD Research in Brief, March 2019
Why is Tax Education Important for Compliance?, ICTD Research in Brief, August 2018
Can ICTs Increase Tax? Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia, ICTD Research in Brief, August 2018
Africa’s First Large-Scale Tax Experiment: Researching Compliance in Rwanda, ICTD Policy Brief, November 2016
The Corporate Tax Burden in Ethiopia: Evidence from Anonymised Tax Returns, ICTD Research in Brief, May 2016