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Changing Customs

by Michael Keen

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Coordinating Tariff Reduction and Domestic Tax Reform

by Michael Keen Jenny E. Ligthart

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Domestic Taxes and International Trade: Some Evidence

by Michael Keen Murtaza Syed

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

The "Flat Tax(es)": Principles and Evidence

by Michael Keen Yitae Kim Ricardo Varsano

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

IMF Staff Position Note

by Benjamin Jones Michael Keen

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Indirect Taxes on International Aviation

by Michael Keen Jon Strand

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

The Modern VAT

by Liam Ebrill Michael Keen Jean-Paul Bodin Victoria Summers

Value-added tax was first introduced less than 50 years ago. Today, it is a key component of tax systems around the world, and major source of government revenue in over 120 countries. The IMF has attached considerable importance to the proper design and implementation of the tax, and this book draws upon the work of the Fiscal Affairs Department (FAD) of the IMF. Over half of all countries that have introduced a VAT during the last twenty years have made use of FAD advice. The book considers a variety of issues regarding the development of the VAT, including: its nature, importance and spread; basic design issues; whether it is an effective and efficient method; revenue performance; collection costs; small countries and the VAT; the impact of international economic integration; and likely future developments.

Revenue Mobilization in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges from Globalization

by Michael Keen Mario Mansour

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

The Russian Flat Tax Reform

by Anna Ivanova Michael Keen Alexander Klemm

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Some International Issues in Commodity Taxation

by Michael Keen

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Sweden's Welfare State

by Subhash Thakur Michael Keen Balázs Horváth Valerie Cerra

The Swedish Prime Minister, Gèran Persson, has used the analogy of a bumblebee to describe the success of the Swedish welfare state, saying "Think of a bumblebee. With its overly heavy body and little wings, supposedly it should not be able to fly, but it does. " Drawing on its continued surveillance of the economic policies of IMF member states, this book examines the Swedish model and considers both its achievements and the challenges facing it in the 21st century. It also seeks to draw lessons from the Swedish experience for other countries that face similar challenges from developments in globalisation and demographics.

Tax Revenue and (or?) Trade Liberalization

by Thomas Baunsgaard Michael Keen

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

The Taxation and Regulation of Banks

by Michael Keen

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

The Taxation of Petroleum and Minerals: Principles, problems and practice

by Philip Daniel Michael Keen Charles Mcpherson

There are few areas of economic policy-making in which the returns to good decisions are so highâ "and the punishment of bad decisions so cruelâ "as in the management of natural resource wealth. Rich endowments of oil, gas and minerals have set some countries on courses of sustained and robust prosperity; but they have left others riddled with corruption and persistent poverty, with little of lasting value to show for squandered wealth. And amongst the most important of these decisions are those relating to the tax treatment of oil, gas and minerals. This book will be of interest to Economics postgraduates and researchers working on resource issues, as well as professionals working on taxation of oil, gas and minerals/mining.

The Value-Added Tax: Its Causes and Consequences

by Michael Keen Ben Lockwood

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

VAT Attacks!1

by Michael Keen

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

VAT, Tariffs, and Withholding: Border Taxes and Informality in Developing Countries

by Michael Keen

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

Vertical Tax Externalities in the Theory of Fiscal Federalism

by Michael Keen

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

VIVAT, CVAT and All That: New Forms of Value-Added Tax for Federal Systems

by Michael Keen

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

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