Skip to content

Recent Research and Conference Papers

by IDI Researchers

(IDI Researchers in bold)

2018

IDI Occasional Paper

Bridging the Gender Gap: Entrepreneurship education and equitable economic development in Indonesia

Kent Schroeder et al.
June 2018

International Development Institute
Humber College

Download Gender Research Study >

Download Gender Research Study - Bahasa Indonesian Version >


Gross National Happiness Conference Paper - Bhutan

Re-thinking Entrepreneurship Through the Lens of Culture

Kent Schroeder
International Development Institute
Humber College

Download GNH Conference Paper >

Watch the Presentation at Centre for Bhutan Studies in Thimphu, Bhutan >

2017

SEDS Lessons Learned Discussion Paper

The Influence of Applied Entrepreneurship Curriculum on Student Businesses: Lessons from Indonesia

Kent Schroeder
SEDS Lecturer Teams
June 2017

Sulawesi Economic Development Strategy (SEDS)
International Development Institute
Humber College

2018

Petit, P., Krelove, R., & Gendron, P.-P. (2018). Sri Lanka: A proposal for reforming indirect taxes. Technical assistance report, Fiscal Affairs Department. Washington, DC: International Monetary Fund.

Schroeder, K. (2018). Politics of Gross National Happiness: Governance and Development in Bhutan. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. https://www.palgrave.com

2017

Gendron, P.-P. (2017). Real VATs vs. the good VAT: Reflections from a decade of technical assistance. Australian Tax Forum, 32(2), 257-282.

Nersesyan, N., Grote, M., & Gendron, P.-P. (2017). Albania: Evaluation of proposed changes to value-added tax and income taxation. Technical assistance report, Fiscal Affairs Department. Washington, DC: IMF.

Gendron, P.-P., & De Wit, G. (2017). Suriname – Legal and tax policy frameworks: Preparing for the value-added tax. Technical assistance report, Fiscal Affairs Department & Legal Department. Washington, DC: IMF.

Mansour, M., Jankulov Suljagic, I., Gendron, P.-P., & Cegar, B. (2017). Bosnia and Herzegovina: Evaluation of indirect tax system and sharing mechanism. Technical assistance report, Fiscal Affairs Department. Washington, DC: IMF.

2016

Keene, V., Miller, N., Gendron, P.-P., & Khoso, A. (2016). Review and assessment of VAT policy and administration in Guyana. CARTAC Technical assistance report. St. Michael, Barbados: Caribbean Regional Technical Assistance Centre.

Mansour, M., Cevik, S., & Gendron, P.-P. (2016). Pakistan: Selected issues in GST and income taxes. Technical assistance report, Fiscal Affairs Department. Washington, DC: IMF.

2015

Caner, S., Grote, M., Krelove, R., & Gendron, P.-P. (2015). St. Lucia: Review of income taxation and VAT performance for fiscal sustainability. Technical assistance report, Fiscal Affairs Department. Washington, DC: International Monetary Fund.

Williams, C.C. and Youssef, Y. (2015). Theorizing entrepreneurship in the informal sector in urban Brazil: a product of exit or exclusion? The Journal of Entrepreneurship 24(2), 148-168. 

Schroeder, K. (2015). Cultural values and sustainable tourism governance in Bhutan. Sustainability 7(12), 16616-16630. doi:10.3390/su71215837 More information 

2014

Krelove, R., Crivelli, E., and Gendron, P.-P. (2014). Barbados: A Tax Reform Roadmap for Simplicity and Revenue Buoyancy, technical assistance report, Fiscal Affairs Department (Washington, D.C.: International Monetary Fund).

Schroeder, R. and Schroeder, K. (2014). Happy Environments: Bhutan, Interdependence and the West. Sustainability 6(6), 3521-3533. doi:10.3390/su6063521. More information  

Williams, C.C. and Youssef, Y. (2014). Combating Informal employment in Latin America: A Critical Evaluation of the Neo-Liberal Approach. Research in World Economy, 5(2), 1-13.

Williams, C.C. and Youssef, Y. (2014). Tackling Informal Entrepreneurship in Latin America: A Critical Evaluation of the Neo-Liberal Policy Approach. Journal of Entrepreneurship & Organization Management, vol. 3, 1-9.

Williams, C.C. and Youssef, Y. (2014). Is Informal Entrepreneurship Necessity or Opportunity Driven? Some Lessons from Brazil. Business and Management Research, 3(1), 41-53.

2013

Krelove, R., Schatan, R., and Gendron, P.-P. (2013) Belize: Tax Reform for Growth, Fairness and Sustainable Revenues, final technical assistance report, Fiscal Affairs Department (Washington, D.C.: International Monetary Fund).

Williams, C.C. and Youssef, Y.A. (2013). Evaluating the gender variations in informal sector entrepreneurship: some lessons from Brazil. Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship 18 (1), 1-16.

Williams,C. and Youssef, Y. A. (2013). Fostering Informal Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Brazil. In M. Thai and E. Turkina, (eds.) Entrepreneurship in the Informal Economy: Models, Approaches and Perspectives for Economic Development. Routledge Taylor and Francis group.

2012

Petit, P., Gendron, P.-P., and Godbout, L. (2012). République du Sénégal: Taxation des personnes physiques et des secteurs bancaire et des télécommunications, rapport final d’assistance technique, Département des finances publiques (Washington, D.C. : Fonds Monétaire International).

Schroeder, K. and Sproule-Jones, M. (2012). Culture and Policies for Sustainable Tourism: A South Asian Comparison. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis 14(4), 330-351. More information 

Schroeder, K. and Hatton, M. (2012). Rethinking Risk in Development Projects: From Management to Resilience. Development in Practice 22(3), 409-416. 
More information   

Williams,C. Kadome, A. Nadin, S. and Youssef, Y. A. (2012). Gender variations in the reasons for engaging in informal sector entrepreneurship: some lessons from urban Brazil. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business 17(4), 478-494.

2011

Bird, R.M. and Gendron, P.-P. (2011 [2007]). The VAT in Developing and Transitional Countries.(New York: Cambridge University Press)

Mansour, M., Waerzeggers, C., and Gendron, P.-P. (2011). State of Kuwait: A Value-Added Tax for Kuwait, final technical assistance report, Fiscal Affairs Department (Washington, D.C.: International Monetary Fund).

2010

Mansour, M., Thuronyi, V., Gendron, P.-P., and Murphy, P.L. (2010). Lebanon: Tax Policy Options, final technical assistance report, Fiscal Affairs Department (Washington, D.C.: International Monetary Fund).

2009

Hatton, M. and Schroeder, K. (2009). Dissecting an International Partnership. In R. Raby and E. Valeau (eds.) Community College Models: Globalization and Higher Education Reform (pp. 499-511). New York: Springer. More information  

Krelove, R., Grote, M., and Gendron, P.-P. (2009). Republic of Seychelles: Review of Taxes, final technical assistance report, Fiscal Affairs Department (Washington, D.C.: International Monetary Fund).

Mansour, M., Gendron, P.-P., Rota-Graziosi, G., and Petit, P. (2009). République du Congo: Évaluation de la fiscalité intérieure (hors secteurs pétrolier et minier), rapport final d’assistance technique, Département des finances publiques (Washington, D.C. : Fonds Monétaire International).

2008

Blanco, F., Werneck, R., Gendron, P.-P., Dahlby, B., Mendes, M., Miranda, R., Silva, A., Baghdassarian, W., Bonomo, M., da Costa, C.E., and Reis, J.G. (2008). Brazil: The Consolidation of Fiscal Federalism, Report, Brazil Country Management Unit, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit, Latin America and the Caribbean Region (Brasilia: World Bank).

Gendron, P.-P. (2008). VAT Treatment of Financial Services: Assessment and Policy Proposal for Developing Countries. Bulletin for International Taxation 62(11), 494-507.

Gendron, P.-P. (2008). International Best Practices with Multi-Level Indirect Taxation; International Experiences with Multi-Level Indirect Taxation; International Best Practices with Multi-Level Indirect Taxation; three Fiscal Federalism Background Papers, Brazil: The Consolidation of Fiscal Federalism, Brazil Country Management Unit, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit, Latin America and the Caribbean Region (Brasilia: World Bank) 

Mansour, M., Gendron, P.-P., et Ménard, G. (2008). République du Burundi: vers un système fiscal mieux adapté à l’intégration régionale, rapport final d’assistance technique, Département des finances publiques (Washington, D.C. : Fonds Monétaire International).

2007

Bird, R.M. and Gendron, P.-P. (2007). Is VAT the Best Way to Impose a General Consumption Tax in Developing Countries? A Case Study: Ukraine. In Some Fiscal Parameters of the Investment Climate in Select Countries of Eurasia, Special Report (Washington, D.C.: International Tax and Investment Center) 8-9

Hatton, M. and Schroeder, K. (2007). Partnership Theory and Practice: Time for a New Paradigm.Canadian Journal of Development Studies 28(1), 157-162. More information 

Hatton, M. and Schroeder, K. (2007). Results-Based Management: Friend or Foe? Development in Practice 17(3), 426-432. More information  

Hatton, M. and Schroeder, K. (2007). International Adult Education Partnerships: Much More Than a One-Way Street. Adult Education and Development 69, 143-150. More information  

2006

Bird, R.M. and Gendron, P.-P. (2006). Is VAT the Best Way to Impose a General Consumption Tax in Developing Countries? Bulletin for International Taxation 60(7), 287-96.

Schroeder, K. and Hatton, M. (2006). Untapped Assistance for International Disaster Relief.Community College Journal 77(1), 48-53.

2005

Bird, R.M., and Gendron, P.-P. (2005). VAT Revisited: A New Look at the Value Added Tax in Developing and Transitional Countries, Fiscal Reform in Support of Trade Liberalization (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Agency for International Development). More information 

Gendron, P.-P. (2005). Value Added Tax Treatment of Public Sector Bodies and Non-Profit Organizations: A Developing Country Perspective. Bulletin for International Fiscal Documentation59(12), 514-26.

Conference Papers

Gendron, P.-P. (2016). Real VATs vs. the good VAT: Reflections from a decade of technical assistance. VAT Symposium co-sponsored by the University of Pretoria and the University of New South Wales, Pretoria, South Africa.

Schroeder, K. (2015). The Politics of Gross National Happiness. Sixth International Conference on Gross National Happiness, November 4, 2015, Paro, Bhutan.

Schroeder, K. (2014). International and National Trends in Alternative Development. Paper presented at Beyond Growth: An Alternative Approach to Development?, November 20, 2014, Sam Ratulangi University, Manado, Indonesia.

Schroeder, K. and Schroeder, R. (2012). Barking Up the Wrong Tree of Knowledge: Gross National Happiness in the West. Paper presented at Under Western Skies 2: Environment, Community and Culture in North America. Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB, October 10-13, 2012.

Schroeder, K. (2012). Internationalization and Decentralization: The Curious Case of Canadian Policy on the Internationalization of Higher Education. Paper presented at the Enhancing Internationalization of Higher Education in Indonesia Conference, Manado, Indonesia, Jun e19-21, 2012.

Schroeder, K. (2015). Sustainability in the Kingdom of the Thunder Dragon. Sustainability Talks Conference, March 19, 2015, Humber College, Toronto, Canada.

Gendron, P.-P. (2014). Options pour renforcer le rôle de la TVA dans la mobilisation des recettes. Coordination fiscale en UEMOA, conference co-sponsored by the Union économique et monétaire de l’ouest africain and the Fonds monétaire international, Dakar, Sénégal.

Schroeder, K. (2008). Good Governance, Higher Education and Socio-Economic Development in Canada: Lessons for Higher Education Reform in Ukraine. Paper presented at the 2008 Olbian Forum. Yalta, Ukraine, June 3-6, 2008.

Schroeder, K. and Hatton, M. (2008). Consolidating Democracy: International Partnership and Good Governance Training in Bhutan. Paper presented at the 2008 World Congress and International Association of Colleges Conference. New York City, USA, February 19, 2008.

Williams, C. and Youssef, Y.A (2012). Fostering Informal Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Brazil,American Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, USA, August 2012.