Global Illicit Financial Flows Report: 2015
December 8th, 2015
This December 2015 report from Global Financial Integrity, “Illicit Financial Flows from Developing Countries: 2004-2013,” finds that developing and emerging economies lost US$7.8 trillion in illicit financial flows from 2004 through 2013, with illicit outflows increasing at an average rate of 6.5 percent per year—nearly twice as fast as global GDP.
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The State of Finance for Developing Countries, 2014
December 17th, 2014
This report from the European Network on Debt and Development (Eurodad) provides the most comprehensive review of the quantity of different financing sources available to developing countries, and how they have changed over the past decade.  Eurodad analyzed the best available data produced by international institutions, both from the point of view of developing countries as
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Exposing The Lost Billions: How Financial Transparency By Multinationals On A Country By Country Basis Can Aid Development
November 23rd, 2011
The international community has repeatedly stressed the need to mobilise domestic resources in developing countries, as the most sustainable way of financing development and ending aid dependency. Yet, many developing countries are affected by a number of challenges that limit their capacity to collect taxes. One such challenge is multinational companies’ lack of accountability regarding their
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G20 Action On Tax And Development: A Progress Report Card
November 14th, 2011
Back in September I was sitting in the salubrious office of an official from one of International Financial Institutions – when he slouched back in his chair, sighed and said ‘I can’t even bear to read those G20 communiqués – they are so vacuous.’ That evening, I found myself at a dinner hosted by DC
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