Yani Tyskerud

Yani Tyskerud

Assistant Director


MSc in Local Economic Development, The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), 2007
BA in European Studies and German (1st Class Honours), The University of Manchester, 2004 

Yani Tyskerud is an Assistant Director at EDePo, working on the Centre for Tax Analysis in Developing Countries (TAXDEV).  TAXDEV aims to generate new research, analysis and in-country analytical capacity in the area of tax and benefit policy and administration in low and middle income countries, including Ghana and Ethiopia. Yani joined IFS in April 2016, and manages relationships with government partners in Ghana and Ethiopia, supports the researchers in the design of research and policy questions, and coordinates skills development and dissemination activities. Prior to joining IFS, Yani was a Research Coordinator at Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) in Ghana and has also managed, designed and conducted research projects in Cambodia, India and Sierra Leone.


TAXDEV research workshop: Business taxation in low- and middle-income countries

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On 25th May 2017 The Centre for Tax Analysis in Developing Countries (TAXDEV) hosted a research workshop on the taxation of businesses in low- and middle-income countries, attended by academics and policy makers from Europe, North and South America and Africa. Professor Michael Devereux delivered the keynote address, and seven academics presented insights on tax policy and administration, enforcement and compliance from projects across Africa, South America and Asia. In addition to corporate income tax (CIT), there was a focus on VAT, turnover and simplified taxes and withholding taxes. The workshop was funded by the Department for International Development (DFID).

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