Hearson, Martin

Dr Martin Hearson  

Department

Position held

Fellow in International Political Economy

 

Experience keywords:

developing countries; foreign direct investment; global economic governance; international taxation

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Martin's research focuses on the politics of international business taxation, and in particular the relationship between developed and developing countries. He teaches courses on political economy and global financial governance. Before joining LSE, he worked in the NGO sector, most recently on international taxation. He continues to collaborate with NGOs in much of his work.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Law; Policy and Regulatory Bodies; Public Administration

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Cambodia; East Asia; Sub-Saharan Africa; Uganda; United Kingdom; Vietnam; Zambia

Languages:

French [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

Media experience:

Has written for mainstream press; Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

020 7955 7167

Publications

2017

Hearson, Martin (2017) The challenges for developing countries in international tax justice Journal of Development Studies. ISSN 0022-0388

Baistrocchi, Eduardo and Hearson, Martin (2017) Tax treaty disputes: a global quantitative analysis In: Baistrocchi, Eduardo, (ed.) A Global Analysis of Tax Treaty Disputes. Cambridge Tax Law Series. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9781316507254

Hearson, Martin (2017) The UK’s tax treaties with developing countries during the 1970s In: Harris, Peter and de Cogan, Dominic, (eds.) Studies in the History of Tax Law. Studies in the History of Tax Law, 8. Hart Publishing, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9781509908370

Hearson, Martin (2017) What makes countries negotiate away their corporate tax base? WIDER working paper, 2017/122. United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research, Helsinki, Finland. ISBN 9789292563486

2016

Hearson, Martin (2016) The ActionAid tax treaties dataset

Hearson, Martin and Kangave, Jalia (2016) A review of Uganda's tax treaties and recommendations for action Working paper, 50. Institute of Development Studies, International Centre for Tax and Development, London, UK. ISBN 9781781182956

Hearson, Martin (2016) Measuring tax treaty negotiation outcomes: the Actionaid tax treaties dataset Working paper, 47. Institute of Development Studies, International Centre for Tax and Development, Brighton, UK. ISBN 9781781182901

2015

Hearson, Martin (2015) Tax treaties in sub-Saharan Africa: a critical review Tax Justice Network - Africa, Nairobi, Kenya. ISBN 9789966185440

2013

Hearson, Martin (2013) Book review: Global governance: key concepts LSE Review of Books (17 Apr 2013) Blog entry

Hearson, Martin (2013) Book review: The politics of expertise: how NGOs shaped modern Britain LSE Review of Books (13 Aug 2013) blog

Hearson, Martin (2013) Book review: global rivalries: standards wars and the transnational cotton trade LSE Review of Books (12 Nov 2013) Blog entry

Hearson, Martin (2013) Book review: Divided nations: why global governance is failing and what we can do about it LSE Review of Books (14 May 2013) Blog entry

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Awards

Finalist, ESRC Prize for Outstanding Impact

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