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Léonce Ndikumana

Léonce Ndikumana is a Professor of economics and Director of the African Development Policy Program at the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts. He is a Commissioner on the Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation (ICRICT).

 

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For Rich Countries to Honor Their Climate Debt, We Must Better Tax Multinationals

It is infuriating to see that the world—in the midst of this existential climate emergency—has just deprived itself of precious financial resources by adopting a cheap global agreement on the taxation of multinationals.

Léonce Ndikumana ·


Faced With COVID-19, Africa Shouldn’t Worry About Debt, But How to Make Tax Evaders Pay

That is why we are advocating for the introduction of a minimum global effective corporate tax rate of 25 percent.

Léonce Ndikumana ·


Africa Must Raise Taxes to Better Fight Climate Change

Africa is now the most vulnerable region to climate change, although it has only marginally contributed to it

Léonce Ndikumana ·


In America and Around the World, the Poor Will Pay for the GOP Tax Plan

A large cut in corporate rate in the U.S. would be perceived internationally as a full throttle acceleration of the global race to the bottom on corporate taxation.

Léonce Ndikumana ·

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