The Centre for Accountability and Global Development (CAGD) is a vibrant research hub of the Essex Business School that promotes debate and seeks solutions to various issues of global interest. CAGD adopts an interdisciplinary approach to research focusing on accountability aspects across various societal spheres (i.e. social, business and public governance), in both emerging and advanced economies contexts.
We encourage research collaborations and doctoral applications in the areas of Accountability and Global Development. Our research has been published in several leading journals including: World Development; Journal of Development Studies; Journal of International Development; Development and Change; Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal; Journal of Business Ethics; Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies; Critical Perspectives on Accounting; and Accounting Forum.
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We play a leading role in research into tax avoidance, tax havens, profit shifting and creating public awareness of issues. Watch our video below to see our research in action.