To assist you in further understanding the topics at hand, the AFMA facilitators have compiled a list of suggested reading materials that may be helpful. These texts lend themselves to topics listed on the agenda.

  • Macroeconomics as suggested by Radhika Balakrishnan and James Heintz

Anastasia, A. (2017). Rethinking Macro Economic Strategies from a Human Rights Perspective: Why MES with Human Rights II. [online] Available at:

Anastasia, A. (2017). Auditing Economic Policy in the Light of Obligations on Economic and

Balakrishnan, R.  McGowan, L. Waters, C. Transforming Women’s Work : Policies for an Inclusive economic Agenda

Anastasia, A. (2017). Maximum Available Resources & Human Rights: Analytical Report. [online] Available at:

  • Tax and IFFs

as suggested by Attiya Waris

Action Aid (2012) The SAB Miller Report

(ATAF) African Tax administration Forum resources

AU, 2015 High Level Panel Report on IFF Mbeki report Available at:

Bonney, R. (1995). The Origins of the Modern State in Europe, Thirteenth to Eighteenth

Centuries: Economic Systems and State Finance, Oxford.

Bonney, R. (1999). The Rise of the Fiscal State in Europe, c 1200-1815. Oxford, Oxford

University Press.

Daunton, M. (2001). Trusting Leviathan: The politics of taxation in Britain 1799-1914.

Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

Froburg and Waris, Bringing Back the Billions (2012) Global Studies

Kirlin, J. J. and M. K. Kirlin (2002). "Strengthening Effective Government — Citizen

Connections through Greater Civic Engagement,." Public Administration Review 65: 80-85.

Knorr, K. E. (1963). British colonial theories,1570-1850. London, F. Cass.

Leaman and Waris (2012) International Tax Law 1945 to the Present (Berghan)

Levi, M. (1988). Of Rule and Revenue. Berkeley, University of California Press.

Mbeki Report

Moore, M (2001). Political Underdevelopment: What Causes Bad Governance

Management Review 3(3): 1-34.

Moore, M. (2004). Revenues, State Formation and the Quality of Governance in Developing

Countries; International Political Science Review 25(3): 297-319.

Moore, M. (2004). Revenues, state formation, and the quality of governance in developing countries ; International Political Science Review 25(3): 297-319.

Moore, M. and L. Rackner (2004). The New Politics of Taxation and Accountability in

Developing Countries; Institute of Development Studies Bulletin 33(3).

Mumford, A. (2001). Taxing culture : towards a theory of tax collection law. Burlington, VT : ,Ashgate.

OECD/BEPS Materials

Oguttu, (2014) International tax Law (Juta)

Ormrod, W. M., M. Bonney, et al. (1999). Crises, Revolutions and Self-Sustained Growth:

Essays in European Fiscal History, 1130-1830. Stamford, Shaun Tyas.

Schumpeter, J. A. (1950). The March into Socialism; The American Economic Review 40:


Schumpeter, J. A. (1954). History of Economic Analysis. London, George Allen and Unwin


Schumpeter, J. A. (1991). The Crisis of the Tax State. The Economics and Sociology of

Capitalism. R. Swedberg. New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 99-140.

Tilly, C. (1992). Coercion, Capital, and European States, AD 990-1990. Oxford, Basil



Vaillancourt, F.o. and R.M. Bird, Eds. (1998). Fiscal decentralization in developing countries.

Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

Von Kommer and Waris (2013) The Building Blocks of a Good tax Administration (IBFD)

Waris (2013) Tax and Development (LawAfrica)

Waris (2014) Transfer Pricing in Rwanda (TP Journal)

Waris (2016) The Africa Barrick Gold Cases IBFD

Waris (2015) African Fiscal Constitutions (EALJ)

Waris and Murangwa (2012) Tax Literacy in Rwanda (UNLJ)