(Postponed) Fiscal systems and digital: How to tax for innovation

Digital Pathways Seminar Series
Online event
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February 2021
Seminar series

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has now been postponed. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. When the event is rescheduled, it will be posted on the events page on this website and shared via our events mailing list.

Digital Pathways at Oxford, based at the Blavatnik School of Government, is pleased to announce New Frontiers of Digital Governance, a virtual live-streamed seminar series exploring cutting-edge research on the governance of digital technologies. The series brings together leading experts to discuss the real-world policy implications of their work, and provides an opportunity for audience engagement.

In the first seminar Benno Ndulu, former Governor of the Central Bank of Tanzania, discusses his working paper ‘Digital and fiscal systems: How to tax for innovation'. Ngaire Woods, Dean of the Blavatnik School of Government, will lead a conversation on this current work, which aims to guide policymakers in approaching difficult decisions on the digitalisation of the economy.

Please note: This event will be held online via Zoom and livestreamed on our YouTube channel. Register below to receive joining instructions.

Save the date for upcoming talks in the series:

  • Tuesday, 9 March 2021 – The ethics and regulation of AI in developing countries (Sandra Wachter, University of Oxford)
  • Friday, 16 April 2021 – Migration, money transfers and mobile money (Jenny Aker, Tufts University)
  • Thursday, 6 May 2021 – Designing feminist tech for developing countries (Payal Arora, Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  • Thursday, 10 June 2021 – Digital platforms: Can regulation work? (Annabelle Gawer, University of Surrey)

About Digital Pathways at Oxford

Digital Pathways is a research initiative which aims to reach across the fields of public policy, law, economics, computer science and political science to support informed decision-making on the governance of digital technologies specifically. This knowledge provides the foundations for practical engagement with governments and policymakers through synthesising research into impact-oriented policy advice and building a network of practitioners and experts in digital governance.