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Anne Brockmeyer

Anne Brockmeyer

Associate Director

Anne is Research Director for the tax & development agenda at the IFS, working with the joint IFS - ODI Centre for Tax Analysis in Developing Countries (TaxDev) funded by DfID. This centre aims to generate new research, analysis and in-country analytical capacity in the area of tax and social protection policy and administration in (or of relevance to) DfID-priority countries, including Ethiopia, Ghana, Rwanda and Uganda.

Anne was previously a Senior Economist at the World Bank and an International Research Fellow of IFS.

Academic outputs

Reports and comment

External publication
Increasing property taxes can boost revenues for developing countries, but enforcement may threaten the welfare of liquidity-constrained households.
External publication
We characterize optimal enforcement and taxation policies as functions of revenue elasticities and measures of taxpayer hardship. We estimate these parameters using multiple sources of variation and administrative data from Mexico City.

Presentations

Presentation
At this event, researchers presented work which considers the fiscal and tax policy challenges and opportunities facing countries in sub-Saharan Africa.