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Daniel Prinz

Daniel Prinz

Senior Research Economist


PhD Health Policy and Economics, Harvard University, 2021
BA Mathematical Economics, Brown University, 2012

Daniel joined the IFS in 2021. He is Country Programme Manager for Ethiopia in the Centre for Tax Analysis in Developing Countries. His research covers topics in public finance, including social insurance, taxation, and inequality.

Academic outputs

IFS Working Paper W22/20
We develop a simple framework to evaluate the trade-offs with disability insurance programs.
IFS Working Paper W21/41
We study the taxation of the minimum wage in an environment with imperfect enforcement and informality.

Reports and comment

External publication
African countries could consider temporary, progressive tax reforms that have significant revenue potential whilst minimising short-term negative economic impacts, including wealth taxes, temporary increases in the top rates of personal income tax, and higher taxation of businesses and sectors that ...
Carbon pricing can be a powerful tool for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. What are the risks and opportunities from such policies in developing countries?


Presented "The Early Labor Market Impacts of COVID-19 in Developing Countries: Evidence from High-Frequency Phone Surveys" at the 5th Annual IZA/World Bank/NJD/UNU-WIDER Jobs and Development Conference: Better Jobs for Development.
Presented "The Impact of Payroll Tax Subsidies: Theory and Evidence" at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.