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- DocumentSheffield Political Economy Research Institute, 2016Property taxation sits at the middle of these issues and is increasingly emerging on the international development agenda, amid growing recognition that it is an underutilised source of revenue for state building and redistribution.Document
Taxing property in a neo-developmental state: the politics of urban land value capture in Rwanda and EthiopiaOxford University Press, 2017Of the African states experiencing sustained growth and poverty reduction in recent decades, Rwanda and Ethiopia stand out due to the scope of their development visions and relatively effective state-driven transformation, leading them to be compared to the East Asian ‘developmental states’.DocumentUrban Research Publications Limited, 2017In many parts of Africa, societies that remain primarily rural are experiencing accelerated urban growth and highly visible booms in property development. In the absence of significant industrialization, investment is pouring directly into what Lefebvre and Harvey characterized as the ‘secondary circuit’ of capital.DocumentInternational Centre for Tax and Development, 2015Much contemporary economic growth in Africa is driven by urban service sectors including construction and real estate. This manifests in rapidly transforming landscapes and the proliferation of valuable property in the continent’s booming large cities, often accompanied by growing socio-economic inequality.