Efficient, Equitable and Enforceable: three “Es” for reforming India’s tax system and better finance public services

By Isabelle Joumard, Head of the India desk, OECD Economics Department Promoting inclusive growth in India requires improving social and physical infrastructure. Public spending needs are large: only 40% of the population had access to sanitation facilities in 2015; public spending on health is just above 1% of GDP, compared to 7% on average in … More Efficient, Equitable and Enforceable: three “Es” for reforming India’s tax system and better finance public services