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IFS Working Paper W22/03
This paper investigates the effect of electronic payments technology on firms’ tax compliance in a large developing economy.
IFS Working Paper W21/44
We analyse the marriage decisions of men and women in rural India, focusing on the added attractiveness of sanitation within the marital living arrangement.
IFS Working Paper W21/45
We exploit novel data collected within a randomised controlled trial of a sanitation microcredit intervention to study how intra-household gender differences in perceptions of costs and benefits of sanitation impact investment decisions.
IFS Working Paper W21/46
We implement a mixed method approach that combines a randomized controlled trial and qualitative data collection to assess whether, and if so how, behavioural change can be sustained.
Journal article
We use microsimulation models to study the effects of reduced VAT rates and exemptions on revenues, poverty and inequality. In isolation, reduced VAT rates and exemptions in six LMICs studied are poverty-reducing. They are often expensive in terms of foregone tax revenue, and in all cases richer ...