Sustainable tax governance in developing countries through global tax transparency - DeSTaT
This project will focus upon sustainable tax governance in developing countries as a means of increasing their tax revenue and prevent capital flight in particular to tax havens. The project will be carried out by seven partner institutions (see frame).
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The project is a part of the research group Companies, Markets, Society and the Environment.
The primary objective of the project is to study sustainable tax governance in developing countries in the era of global fiscal transparency. The project assumes that fiscal transparency is of utmost importance also for developing countries, in order to protect the tax base and increase tax revenue and to promote economic development and tax justice.
A further objective is to stimulate academic research in this field in all the collaborating countries.
The project participants aim at publishing the results of their research in specialized tax journals an other publications around the world, in different languages.
Research results will be communicated to Ministries of Finance in the participating countries.
The Research Council of Norway
University of Oslo