World-leading researchers and policymakers (including Richard Newfarmer, Herbert M'cleod, Mohammad Qayoumi, Mbui Wagacha, Chinmaya Kumar, Eric Verhoogen, Irfan Qureshi, Ijaz Nabi, Tony Addison, Peter Biar Ajak, Nana Dwamena) outline what the major barriers to growth are in developing countries. Filmed at #GrowthWeek 2016. Produced by Econ Films.
Using a tax reform implemented in Pakistan in 2009, I investigate intensive and extensive margin behavioral responses to taxes. The reform creates large tax rate variations between very similar taxpayers and thus generates compelling quasi-experimental variation, which is used to identify structural parameters important for tax policy.
Relying on administrative records...
1 Sep 2012 | Mazhar Waseem, Irfan Qureshi
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