Links Aug 5
Ghana loses $4.9b in extractive industry within 38 years Ghana Business News
Kenya: Konza City offers bag of goodies for ICT park investors Business Daily
"The government is offering a raft of tax incentives for investors putting up capital at Konza Technopolis as it seeks to leverage the take-off of Kenya’s planned premier city."
Belgium tightens laws on development finance and tax havens Eurodad
Obama’s tax plan a bad bargain for small business The Hill
UK: Mandarins face sack after refusing to answer tax questions The Telegraph
"More than 100 senior civil servants employed 'off-payroll' are refusing to reveal how much tax they pay, in defiance of orders from the Treasury."
Argentina: All crazy about the dollar Perfil (In Spanish)
Hat tip: Jorge Gaggero
The Distributional Effects of Fiscal Consolidation IMF
Hat tip: New Rules for Global Finance
A Recovery for All: Rethinking Socio-Economic Policies for Children and Poor Households Unicef
Uzbek leader's daughter linked to money laundering South China Morning Post
Mukhtar Ablyazov, the Kazakh fugitive, found guilty of £2.6bn fraud, wanted by Russia, sued in London, finally captured in France The Independent