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How multinationals continue to avoid paying hundreds of billions of dollars in tax: New research
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Tax havens have become a defining feature of the global financial system. Multinational companies can use various schemes to avoid paying taxes in countries where they make vast revenues...

corporate income tax Taxation Profit shifting
Journal Special Issue
Horizontal inequality in the Global South: Data, measurement, and trends

Inequality and social exclusion receive considerable contemporary policy attention...

Ethnic group Group-based inequality Horizontal inequality
Policy Brief
Horizontal inequality: Global trends and data challenges

Inequality—both vertical (between individuals and households) and horizontal (between groups)—is a core concern in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development...

Group-based inequality Horizontal inequality Ethnic group
Journal Article
Estimating the scale of profit shifting and tax revenue losses related to foreign direct investment

Part of Journal Special Issue Public economics and development action

Foreign Direct Investment corporate income tax tax avoidance
Project workshop
Social mobility Social mobility in developing countries — concepts, methods, and determinants
5 September 20196 September 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B , Helsinki, Finland
Past event
In the media
Inequality expert for SA-TIED hosted on South African national news channel eNCA Poverty Class Inequality
Book Chapter
South Asia

From the book: Asian Transformations

Growth Poverty Inequality
Book Chapter
Education and Health

From the book: Asian Transformations

Healthcare Education State
Book Chapter
Vietnam

From the book: Asian Transformations

Growth Poverty Inequality
Journal Article
Fiscal Pressure of Migration and Horizontal Fiscal Inequality: Evidence from Indian Experience

This article examines the patterns and trends in inter‐State migration across the Indian States and observes that along with the demographic factors, migration is also affected by the fiscal profile of States...

Migration Inequality Demography
Seminar
Charles Gore on Inequality Reduction as a Global Goal: The Nature and Logic of SDG 10

Charles Gore presented at the WIDER Seminar Series on 19 June 2019. Abstract – Inequality Reduction as a Global Goal: The Nature and Logic of SDG 10 Presentation slides An important feature of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agreed as...

19 June 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Journal Article
Estimating the scale of profit shifting and tax revenue losses related to foreign direct investment

Governments’ revenues are lower when multinational enterprises avoid paying corporate income tax by shifting their profits to tax havens...

Foreign Direct Investment corporate income tax tax avoidance
Journal Article
Investigating Growing Inequality in Mozambique

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countries

Inequality Mozambique Decomposition
Research Brief
The impact of tax-benefit systems in Africa Tax-benefit microsimulation tax-benefit policy microsimulation
Seminar
Rachel Gisselquist presents in an expert group meeting on inequality

UNU-WIDER Senior Research Fellow Rachel Gisselquist will give a presentation at an expert group meeting ‘ Reducing Inequalities: SDG 10 Progress and Prospects ’, organized by the World Bank and UN DESA in Geneva 2-3 April. The event will...

2 April 20193 April 2019
International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG), Geneva, Switzerland
Past event
Journal Article
Legal Empowerment and Group-Based Inequality

Part of Journal Special Issue Legal Empowerment and Group-Based Inequality

Legal empowerment Ethnicity Horizontal inequality
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