Case Study: Public Sector and Tax
Research shows that incentives – such as performance pay for tax collectors and naming and shaming tax-evading firms – can significantly increase revenue.
To design transformative policies, countries can’t simply import solutions from elsewhere. Sustainable growth is not achieved through one specific set of policies, but through many different policies working across sectors of the economy. New ideas may sometimes be needed, while in other instances countries can use existing evidence and apply it to their specific context.
What makes the IGC unique is our combined approach in seeking to:
To measure our impact, we consider our effectiveness in influencing policy that ultimately increases growth and reduces poverty in developing countries. You can read more about how we bring researchers and policymakers together through our collaborative approach here.
Since our founding, several hundred of our projects have significantly impacted policy decisions. You can explore our full list of projects here.