Journal articles

Nicolas Orgeira Pillai, Vanessa van den Boogaard and Wilson Prichard (2024) The politics of taxation and tax reform in times of crisis: Covid-19 and attitudes towards taxation in Sierra Leone, Journal of Development Studies 60(2): 196-216.

Max Gallien, Umair Javed, Shandana Mohmand and Vanessa van den Boogaard (2024) A disease of air-conditioned rooms: Gendered geographies and vaccine hesitancy among informal workers in Lahore, Development and Change 54(6): 1504-1527.

Vanessa van den Boogaard, Fabrizio Santoro and Michael Walker (2023) Cash transfers, informal taxation, and community participation: Evidence from south-central Somalia, Social Policy and Administration  57(7): 1181-1198 (open access).

Vanessa van den Boogaard and Ane Karoline Bak Foged (2023) A tax by any other name? Conceptions and perceptions of taxation across languages, Journal of Modern African Studies 61, 2: 303-315 (open access).

Max Gallien and Vanessa van den Boogaard (2023) Formalisation and its discontents: Conceptual fallacies and ways forward, Development and Change 54, 3: 490-513.

Vanessa van den Boogaard and Rachel Beach (2023) Tax and governance in rural areas: The implications of inefficient tax collection, Journal of International Development 35, 7: 1892-1912 (open access).

Nana Akua Anyidoho, Max Gallien, Mike Rogan and Vanessa van den Boogaard (2023) Mobile money taxation and informal workers: Evidence from Ghana's E-levy, Development Policy Review 41, 5: e12704.

Vanessa van den Boogaard and Fabrizio Santoro (2022) Financing governance beyond the state: Informal revenue generation in south-central Somalia, African Affairs 121, 485: 569-594.

Tanya Bandula-Irwin,  Max Gallien, Ashley Jackson, Vanessa van den Boogaard and Florian Weigand (2022) Beyond greed: Why armed groups tax, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism.

Vanessa van den Boogaard,  Wilson Prichard, Rachel Beach and Fariya Mohiuddin (2022) Enabling tax bargaining: Supporting more meaningful tax transparency and taxpayer engagement in Ghana and Sierra Leone, Development Policy Review 40,1: e12563.

Vanessa van den Boogaard, Wilson Prichard and Samuel Jibao (2021) Norms, networks, power and control: The multiple facets of informal cross-border trade practices in Sierra Leone, Journal of Borderlands Studies 36, 1: 77-97.

Vanessa van den Boogaard, Wilson Prichard and Samuel Jibao (2019) Informal taxation in Sierra Leone: Magnitudes, perceptions and implications, African Affairs 118, 471: 259-284.

Vanessa van den Boogaard, Wilson Prichard, Matthew Sterling Benson and Nikola Milicic (2018) Tax revenue mobilization in conflict-affected developing countries, Journal of International Development 30, 2: 345-64.

Wilson Prichard and Vanessa van den Boogaard (2017) Norms, power and the socially embedded realities of market taxation in northern Ghana, African Studies Review 60, 1: 171-194.

Book chapters

 Vanessa van den Boogaard (2019) Gender and positionality: Opportunities, challenges, and ethical dilemmas in Ghana and Sierra Leone, in Max Kelly and Ruth Jackson (Eds) Women Researching in Africa: The Impact of Gender (Palgrave MacMillan).

Book reviews

Vanessa van den Boogaard (2021) Alusine Jalloh, Muslim Fula business elites and politics in Sierra Leone, Canadian Journal of African Studies 55,1: 232-233.

Vanessa van den Boogaard (2016) James Ferguson, Give a man a fish: Reflections on the new politics of distribution, African Studies Quarterly 16, 2: 105-107.

Vanessa van den Boogaard (2015) Timothy Raeymaekers, Violent capitalism and hybrid identity in the eastern Congo: Power to the margins, African Studies Quarterly 16, 1: 129-131.