Sebastian James

Duke University

Professor of Public Policy

201 Science Drive

Durham, NC 27708

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

7

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5

Scholarly Papers (7)

1.

Effectiveness of Tax and Non-Tax Incentives and Investments: Evidence and Policy Implications

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 28 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2020
Sebastian James
Duke University
Downloads 3,033 (7,897)
Citation 19

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Tax Incentives, Tax Policy, Investment Policy

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Tax and Non-Tax Incentives and Investments: Evidence and Policy Implications

FIAS, The World Bank Group, 2009
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2010
Sebastian James
Duke University
Downloads 1,369 (27,467)

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Tax Incentives, Tax Policy, Tax Administration, Political Economy

3.

Tax Expenditure Estimates in Ghana

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2016
Felix Oppong and Sebastian James
World Bank and Duke University
Downloads 603 (84,715)

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Tax, Tax Incentives, Tax Expenditure, Fiscal policy, Exemptions, VAT, Income Tax

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Why Tax Incentives May be an Ineffective Tool to Encouraging Investment? – The Role of Investment Climate

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Mar 2010
Stefan Van Parys and Sebastian James
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Duke University
Downloads 562 (92,197)
Citation 1

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Tax Incentives, Investment Climate, METR, Tax Policy, Corporate Tax

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A Handbook for Tax Simplification

A HANDBOOK FOR TAX SIMPLIFICATION, International Finance Corporation, October 2009
Number of pages: 258 Posted: 14 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2010
Sebastian James
Duke University
Downloads 418 (131,670)

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Tax Policy, Tax Administration, Political Economy, Tax Incentives, Sub-National Tax, Tax Simplification, Tax Burden, Tax Compliance Cost

6.

Revenue Effects of COVID-19 - September 2020 Update

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2020
Sebastian James
Duke University
Downloads 262 (218,185)
Citation 1

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Tax, monthly revenue database

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Providing Incentives for Investments in Renewable Energy: Advice for Policymakers

Investment Climate in Practice, No. 19, 2011
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Jan 2012
Sebastian James and Nathalie McGregor
Duke University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 206 (273,673)

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Tax Incentives, Green Energy, Renewable Energy, Carbon Tax, Investment Incentives, Environment