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Alice Pirlot


Location:

Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation

Area:

Taxation

Expertise:

International Taxation

Alice Pirlot is a Research Fellow at the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation at Saïd Business School. Prior to joining the Centre, Alice was a research fellow of the National Belgian Fund for Scientific Research (F.N.R.S.) at the University of Louvain, where she completed her PhD in April 2016. Alice’s research focuses on environmental taxation and the interaction between tax and WTO law. She recently published a book based on her PhD research on Environmental Border Tax Adjustments.

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Posted by: on December 18, 2018

The WTO as Tax Scarecrow?

  Over the past years, a broad range of tax measures have faced criticism due to their alleged incompatibility with the law of the World Trade Organization (WTO). In 2016, when the United States considered moving from traditional corporate income taxes to destination-based taxes, some tax academics argued that the proposal was contrary to WTO […]

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Posted by: on January 26, 2018

Taxing pollution across borders: an innovative proposal?

Taxing pollution across borders: an innovative proposal?   Around one year ago, Lakshmi Mittal – the chairman of ArcelorMittal – published an opinion piece in the Financial Times, in which he called for the adoption of a “carbon border tax” in Europe. Around the same time, the Climate Leadership Council – a US-based conservative organization […]

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