Papers under review

Zakat, tax, and redistribution: Obligation and charity in times of Covid-19 (with Max Gallien and Umair Javed) — R&R

Catch them if you can: The politics and practice of a taxpayer registration exercise (with Max Gallien and Giovanni Occhiali)

Engendering taxation: A research and policy agenda (with Anuradha Joshi and Jalia Kangave)

Informal taxes fill gaps in state crisis responses: Evidence from Sierra Leone during Covid-19 (with Wilson Prichard and Nicolas Orgeira)

The political economy of taxation in Somalia (with Najibullah Nor Isak)

The price of simplicity: Selective and regressive taxation in Accra's informal sector (with Nana Akua Anyidoho, Max Gallien, and Mike Rogan)

Property-based taxation to finance urban development in Somaliland: Challenges and prospects for reform (with Colette Nyirakamana and Warsame Ahmed)

Works in progress

Informal revenue generation and the state: Evidence from Sierra Leone (book manuscript)

Between God, the people and the state: Zakat (book manuscript, with Max Gallien and Umair Javed)

Labour, tax, and development: Shifting norms around labour taxes from the colonial era to today 

Tax reform coalitions for urban development

Taxation and gender equity in support of the SDGs (with Anuradha Joshi, Jalia Kangave, and Sripriya Iyengar Srivatsa)

The politics of passage: Roadblocks, taxation, and control in conflict (with Max Gallien, Peer Schouten, Shalaka Thakur, and Florian Weigand)

The broken social contract: Coercion and credible commitment in Accra's informal sector (with Nana Akua Anyidoho, Max Gallien, and Mike Rogan)

Informality and taxation in markets in Kinshasa (with Yannick Bokasola and Eddy Ngwakoyo)

Informal revenue generation and inequality in the DRC

Data collection in progress

Services first: Trust and taxation in Accra's informal economy (with Nana Akua Anyidoho, Max Gallien, and Mike Rogan)

Chiefs and formal and informal taxation in Sierra Leone (with Kevin Grieco)

The politics and practice of zakat in contemporary Pakistan: Implications for gender, equity, and wealth taxation (with Umair Javed and Max Gallien)

Armed group taxation: A dataset (with Tanya Bandula-Irwin, Max Gallien, Ashley Jackson, and Florian Weigand)