News 2019
January
  • European Commission: completed the evaluation of invoicing rules under the VAT Directive 2006 commissioned by DG TAXUD.
  • European Commission: published the first report on automatic exchange of information, largely based on the preliminary results of the evaluation of administrative cooperation in direct taxation implemented by Economisti Associati.
  • European Commission: completed the evaluation of the Fiscalis 2020 program, commissioned by DG TAXUD (Oxford Research lead firm).
  • World Bank: published the final report of the impact assessment of IFC's OHADA investment climate reforms (ECOPA lead firm).
February
  • Rwanda: second field mission for the evaluation of the IFC investment climate reform program.
  • European Commission: completed the evaluation of the Customs 2020 program, commissioned by DG TAXUD (Oxford Research lead firm).  
March
  • European Commission: dissemination seminar for the Evaluation of the European Union's Policy Coherence for Development carried out for DG DEVCO (BKP lead firm).
  • Ethiopia field mission for the evaluation of the IFC investment climate reform program (access to finance component).
  • Rwanda: completed the evaluation of the IFC's investment climate reform program.
  • European Commission: completed study on the structure and rates of excise duty applied to manufactured tobacco for DG TAXUD.
April
  • European Commission: consortium led by Economisti Associati awarded a 4-year framework contract for evaluation and impact assessment studies with DG TAXUD.
May
  • European Commission: completed the study on measuring tax evasion of individuals for DG TAXUD (ECOPA lead firm).
  • European Commission: completed the evaluation of the Directive on Administrative Cooperation in Direct Taxation for DG TAXUD.
  • European Commission: Economisti Associati awarded a contract by the Legal Service for an economic study linked to a litigation before the Court of Justice.
June
  • World Bank Group: Economisti Associati (lead firm) in association with Coffey awarded a contract for the evaluation of the FIAS and BEED programs.
  • European Commission: Economisti Associati awarded a new contract with DG TAXUD for the evaluation and impact assessment of VAT rules for financial and insurance services.
  • European Commission: consortium led by Economisti Associati awarded a major contract with DG RTD (€ 1.8 million) for an impact assessment study of Institutionalized European Partnerships (Technopolis Group lead firm).
  • European Commission: completed the interim evaluation of the ISA2 program managed by DG DIGIT (CEPS lead firm).