As natural disasters become more frequent and intense in Asia-Pacific, governments can tap into taxes to finance improved resilience.
Blog posts on "taxation"
The effect of India’s new Goods and Service Tax has so far been limited on households’ cost of living.
Only through increased investment in social protection—and other core social services such as health and education—will sustainable and inclusive prosperity be achieved across Asia.
Expanding the role of fiscal policy in fighting poverty and inequality should not come at the expense of fiscal sustainability.
We hope Tajikistan will carry out enough reforms to ride the world economic recovery, and be more resilient to the next crisis.
International experience has shown that fiscal policy can play a leading role in promoting a shift toward a more inclusive economic model, balanced income distribution, and improved living standards.