July 25th, 2014
A new report out from the McKinsey Global Institute claims that Nigeria could be
the next hotspot for economic growth and development. The firm says that, by 2030, the west African nation could become one of the world's leading economies.
And it's true; Nigeria has seen an economic surge in recent years, thanks to massive oil exploitation, a burgeoning financial sector, and a huge population. In April, Nigeria even leapfrogged South Africa
on its way to becoming Africa's biggest economy.
But even with annual GDP growth at 7%, millions of Nigerians suffer...
April 23rd, 2014
The April 2014 edition of TaxCast has arrived. The monthly podcast produced by our colleagues at the Tax Justice Network
is available below.
You can also view it on YouTube here
April 16th, 2014
Earlier this month, Nigeria leapt past South Africa to emerge as Africa’s largest economy. The financial world has watched the shift intently
, with a keen interest on the amount of money coming into Nigeria. But keeping an eye on the huge sums of money flowing out is just as important.
January 8th, 2013
Sometimes, it is easy to lose sight of the big picture when talking about illicit financial flows. We either spend time talking and reading about big numbers--the total amount of money flowing out of countries--or individual events, like the horrible things facilitated by HSBC. Today, Task Force and Global Financial Integrity Director Raymond Baker took a step back and discussed the big-picture implications of illicit financial flows, and what they do to a society, in the Huffington Post.