Impact Evaluation: ECOPA Scientific Seminar at TSE

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  

OHADA Impact Assessment Published

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 looking for a trade data expert

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 lea.bousquet@ecopa.com or charles.vellutini@ecopa.com Deadline for submission is June 15, 2018.

Taxation Analysis in Togo and Benin

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 […]

Taxation challenges in Togo and Benin

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 […]

Measuring tax evasion of individuals in the European Union

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 […]