Effective States and Inclusive Development

‘KRA has the capacity, but it is kept on a tight leash’: The politics of tax administration and policy in Kenya Pockets of Effectiveness Working Paper 14 Download pdf Matthew Tyce This paper examines the factors that have influenced the performance of the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

Zambia Revenue Authority professional performance amidst structural constraints, 1994-2019 Pockets of Effectiveness Working Paper 13 Download pdf Caesar Cheelo and Marja Hinfelaar From an initial survey of public sector experts, the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) was regarded as a rel

Zambia Revenue Authority professional performance amidst structural constraints, 1994-2019

Working paper 158 Download pdf Caesar Cheelo and Marja Hinfelaar From an initial survey of public sector experts, the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) was regarded as a relatively high performer among public sector institutions in Zambia. This paper utilises a political settlements appr

Revenue extraction is not enough: The ambiguous effectiveness of the Rwandan Revenue Authority Pockets of Effectiveness Working Paper 12 Download pdf Benjamin Chemouni The objective of this paper is to understand the RRA’s relatively high, and yet uneven, performance. While the organi

Revenue extraction is not enough: The ambiguous effectiveness of the Rwandan Revenue Authority

Working paper 157 Download pdf Benjamin Chemouni The objective of this paper is to understand the RRA’s relatively high, and yet uneven, performance. While the organisation is effective regarding overall revenue collection, and processes of tax filling and payment, it is much less so

Bank of Zambia’s autonomy amidst political turnovers in Zambia

Working paper 153 Download pdf Caesar Cheelo and Marja Hinfelaar This working paper analyses the role of Zambia’s central bank, the Bank of Zambia (BOZ), in delivering on its mandate, following banking reforms in the early 1990s. Despite occasional political pressures arising out of t

Bank of Zambia’s autonomy amidst political turnovers in Zambia Pockets of Effectiveness Working Paper 11 Download pdf Caesar Cheelo and Marja Hinfelaar This working paper analyses the role of Zambia’s central bank, the Bank of Zambia (BOZ), in delivering on its mandate, following bank

The politics of building effective water utilities in the Global South: A case of NWSC Uganda

Working paper 152 Download pdf Badru Bukenya Although most public water utilities in developing countries perform poorly, some have achieved remarkable turnarounds and now deliver effectively on their mandate. Current analyses of such turnarounds focus on institutional- and organisati

The politics of building effective water utilities in the Global South: A case of NWSC Uganda Pockets of Effectiveness Working Paper 10 Download pdf Badru Bukenya Although most public water utilities in developing countries perform poorly, some have achieved remarkable turnarounds and

The political economy of central bank effectiveness: The case of National Bank of Rwanda Pockets of Effectiveness Working Paper 9 Download pdf Pritish Behuria In a survey conducted in Rwanda by the Pockets of Effectiveness project, the Central Bank was listed as among the top-performi