Regents Professor of Economics and Director of the International Center for Public Policy (ICePP), Jorge Martinez-Vazquez with Professor Yongzheng Liu and Alfred M. Wu published an article on the impacts of fiscal decentralization and fiscal equalization, both measured at the sub-provincial level, on intra-provincial inequality in China in the… more »
In December 2016, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, Musharraf Cyan and Antonios M.Koumpias published an article that examines the determinants of tax morale in Pakistan in the Journal of Asian Economics. Their journal article was among the most downloaded articles from Journal of Asian Economics in the from December 24 – March 24, 2017.
This volume is a tribute to Roy Bahl, who has long played an important role in the field of taxation and development and provides both an informed reflection on how much progress the developing world has made in introducing effective tax systems at both the national and subnational levels of government and a useful… more »
Although coercion is a fundamental and unavoidable part of our social lives, economist have not offered an integrated analysis of its role in the public economy. The essays in the recently published book, “Coercion and Social Welfare in Public Finance” focus on coercion arising from the operation of the fiscal system, a major part of… more »
ICePP held a workshop on Field Experiments for Policy Evaluation and Evidence Based Governance for Pakistan officials from March 16-19th in Atlanta, Georgia. Officials from the Governments of Khyber-Pukhtunkhwa, Federally Administered Tribal Areas and Baluchistan will be participating. The workshop is being hosted by the International Center for Public Policy, of the Andrew Young School… more »