Fuel prices in Corsica: May 2019 update

Since January 2019, the rise in the barrel price has been directly reflected in fuel prices in Corsica and the Hautes-Pyrénées (HP), which are a relevant comparator for Corsica (see below).     The price gap (adding Hautes-Alpes and Bouches-du-Rhône to the comparison) remain broadly stable, with a slight increase on diesel and a decrease […]

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.

OHADA Impact Assessment Published

Our evaluation for IFC of the OHADA Initiative, a first since the creation of that organization in 1994, has been officially published.

Impact evaluation of the EU Directive on Administrative Cooperation

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).

Impact evaluation of fiscal reforms in Ethiopia

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).

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 […]