Showing all content in Rwanda

  • Publication - Project Report

    Remote sensing for measuring housing supply in Kigali

    30 May 2018 | Felix Bachofer, Sally Murray

  • Project

    Remote sensing for measuring housing supply in Kigali

    This project tests the ability of remote sensing to cost-effectively monitor and measure housing supply in data-poor cities, and demonstrates the usefulness and limitations of the resulting data for i) analyses of housing market and density trends, and ii) computerised mass land valuations. This project thus supports two core components of the IGC's Rwandan (and...

    30 May 2018 | Felix Bachofer, Sally Murray

  • Multimedia Item - Video

    Rwanda’s development path over the next 30 years

    On 14th February 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda, the IGC and Tony Blair Institute for Global Change (Twitter: @InstituteGC), in collaboration with the Government of Rwanda, hosted a high-level discussion on Rwanda's development path over the next 30 Years. Funding was generously provided by the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change. Thank you to all speakers and audience...

    23 Apr 2018

  • Publication - Country study

    Consolidating peace and legitimacy in Rwanda

    This country study is published by the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development.

    19 Apr 2018 | William Jones, Sally Murray

  • Project

    State support for the agricultural sector in the EAC

    As the members of the East African Community (EAC) negotiate the harmonisation of their domestic and border tax policies, agriculture and food security remain among the prioritised key areas of cooperation. Given the vital role of the agricultural sector and the importance of improving food security in EAC countries, policymakers face strong political incentives to consider...

    21 Feb 2018 | Kym Anderson, Signe Nelgen, Derek Apell

  • Blog post

    Identifying realistic export opportunities for Rwanda

    Using an innovative approach called the ‘Decision Support Model’ (DSM), a mapping of Rwanda’s export potentials has been produced, revealing its most promising export products, accompanied by an overview of markets that currently demand such goods.

    1 Dec 2017 | Martin Cameron, Wilma Viviers, Victor Steenbergen

  • Project

    Fiscal impacts of a presumptive tax for microenterprises in Rwanda

    This report examines the impact of the 2012 reform to micro and small enterprise tax law, which created a presumptive ‘flat fee’ regime in both Personal Income Tax (PIT) and Corporate Income Tax (CIT). In this regime, taxpayers whose turnover falls within a given band pay a fixed liability, with a zero marginal tax rate. Subsequent years have seen growth in both...

    9 Nov 2017 | Nada Eissa, Sally Murray, Andrew Zeitlin

  • Project

    Strengthening consumers' participation in VAT compliance strategies in Rwanda

    This project seeks to develop a better understanding of the potential for strengthening consumers’ participation in VAT compliance strategies in Rwanda. This research involves a collaboration with the Rwanda Revenue Authority to investigate how consumer-based enforcement approaches can boost the enforcement capacity of the government.  We will contextualise international...

    25 Oct 2017 | Francois Gerard, Joana Naritomi, Andrew Zeitlin, Anders Jensen

  • Publication - Project Report

    Fiscal impacts of a presumptive tax for microenterprises in Rwanda

    24 Oct 2017 | Nada Eissa, Sally Murray, Andrew Zeitlin

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Trade integration and spatially balanced development: Implications for Uganda and Rwanda

    23 Oct 2017 | Olivier Cadot, Alexander Himbert, Marius Brülhart