Schlagwort: digitalisation

Taxation and digitalization: new challenges for tax authorities

On 1-2 October 2019, the 8th International Workshop on Domestic Revenue Mobilization took place at the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitk (DIE) in Bonn. This year’s workshop was organized jointly with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and had a specific focus on “Taxation and Digitalization”. As in previous years, the workshop brought…

Digitalisation and exponential technological Change: Challenges and Opportunities

Photo: Digital WorldThe word digitalisation is on its way to become a buzzword that is not only used by techies but also by development professionals around the world.  Just two years ago, in 2016, the World Bank devoted the World Development Report (WDR) to Digital Dividends, referring to the distribution of digitalisation benefits to a broader population. The WDR suggested inclusion, efficiency, and innovation as the main mechanisms through which digital technologies can promote development.