Improving micro-enterprise taxation in the OHADA region

ECOPA was commissioned by IFC to review the implementation of OHADA’s “Entreprenant” regime. The assignment included a review of the current implementation status of the regime, with in-depth case studies on 3 countries. The analysis covered three major issues: Business Registration, Access to Finance and Taxation, with recommendations on each of these aspects, with the […]

SME development in Haiti

ECOPA assisted the ILO in designing an assistance program for SME development in Haiti. This project covered the analysis of the institutional and regulatory framework in the specific context of the aftermath of the January 2010 earthquake. Special attention was paid to employment and revenue generation in micro enterprises, particularly in the construction sector — […]

Cost-benefit analysis of investment incentives in Tunisia

ECOPA carried out the preparation and analysis of an exhaustive micro database on tax and financial investment incentives and related employment & investment over the last 10 years. Macro-level data on impact indicators (employment and investments) was mapped with micro-level data from a survey data from 139 Tunisian SMEs to provide a cost-benefit analysis for […]