Blog posts on "Governance and public management"
Collecting taxes more efficiently allows countries to improve their balance sheets after the pandemic while promoting business investment and sustainable economic growth.
His current role at ADB manages the Domestic Resource Mobilization Trust Fund and assists the governments in Asia and the Pacific region in strengthening domestic resource mobilization through capacity development and knowledge sharing, including supporting the governments’ efforts in digital tra
Post-COVID economic recovery could be delayed in countries with poor track records on governance.
COVID-19 has hit the entire globe at once, slowing investment in resilient infrastructure that will improve lives over the long term. Effective governance is critical to ensure infrastructure projects are well planned, funded, and implemented.
Governments need to strategically use financing opportunities while safeguarding their economies from the risks of runaway debt and poor debt management.
Dr. Vinay Bhargava is the Chief Technical Adviser at an international NGO - the Partnership for Transparency and Board member of PTF Asia Foundation. PTF supports innovative civil society led initiatives to improve governance and development effectiveness.
Sissie Fung has provided technical assistance to many developing countries in Asia-Pacific and the Caribbean on strengthening tax policy and administration capacity to mobilize domestic resources. She previously worked with the UNDP and the Ministry of Finance of the Netherlands.
Brian McAuley provides tax policy and administration advice to governments and international organizations, including the Asian Development Bank.
Go Nagata’s current role at ADB supports the governments in Asia and Pacific for enhancing domestic resource mobilization.