Enabling Local Fiscal Capacity through Business Formalization

Background
Research Design
Hypotheses
  • (M-H1) Common treatment arm increases citizens’ intent to formalize their relationship with the government
  • (M-H2) Common treatment arm increases citizens’ formalization of their relationship with the government
  • (M-H3) Common treatment arm increases citizens’ access to public services tightly related to the formalization process
  • (M-H4) Common treatment arm increases citizens’ tax compliance
  • (M-H5) Common treatment arm increases citizen’s access to other public services
  • (M-H6) Common treatment arm improves citizen’s tax morale more generally, and increases willingness to pay taxes not directly involved with the formalization process
Findings