Georges Casamatta, scientific director of ECOPA, presented a seminar on impact assessment on 14 February 2019 at Toulouse School of Economics (TSE). This presentation uses ECOPA’s approach and case studies. Download here: Impact Evaluation: Theory and applications
ECOPA has been selected by IFC to evaluate its assistance program for investment climate reforms in Mali. This evaluation includes an analysis of the impact of the war (2012-2014) on the economy, using the Synthetic Control Method. For IFC (2019).
We are delighted to announce that our evaluation for IFC of the OHADA Initiative, a first since the creation of that organization in 1994, has been officially published. Read the final report.
ECOPA is participating in the impact evaluation of the EU Directive on Administrative Cooperation (DAC), covering, inter alia, automated exchanges of information against tax evasion and BEPS (with Economisti Associati, for the European Commission, DG TAXUD, 2018-on-going).
ECOPA implements an impact assessment of the SECO (Swiss cooperation) investment climate program in Africa, for IFC. For IFC (2018).
In association with Economisti Associati, ECOPA is implementing Synthetic Control Method techniques to assess the impact of tax and customs reforms in Ethiopia. For the World Bank (2018).
For a Eurostat project, ECOPA is looking for a trade expert with experience in Comext data compilation and processing. Interested individuals can send their CV to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline for submission is June 15, 2018.
Government revenue mobilization remains a major development challenge in sub-Saharan Africa. ECOPA is commissioned by the World Bank with analyzing taxation in Togo and Benin with the aim of producing reform options. The intervention includes the following components: Analysis of trends and composition of revenues (by tax and by industry), and estimation of revenue elasticity […]
ECOPA has been selected by the World Bank to carry out an exciting intervention on tax revenue mobilization in Togo and Benin. In this post, Léa Bousquet and Charles Vellutini summarize key challenges and issues at the outset of the project. Background and context Mobilizing government revenue is at the core of the development challenge […]
For the European Commission (DG TAXUD), in collaboration with Economisti Associati and Case, ECOPA is leading a study on the assets held by individuals in tax havens and the corresponding foregone taxes for the EU member states. Global and country macroeconomic data, as well as data from recent leaks (Panana Paper, Paradise Papers, etc.), are […]