Professor Rick Krever
Started at UWA: 2017
Helping build revenue capacity in developing nations
UWA’s Law School is wonderfully supportive of teaching and research initiatives. When you’re trying to make a difference in the world with research that has real, tangible outcomes, having that support where you work is tremendously valuable.Professor Rick Krever
Professor Rick Krever is a researcher in taxation law and policy, working with international aid agencies and international organisations to help build revenue capacity in developing nations.By providing practical and theoretically sound guidance to improve tax systems and revenue collection, Professor Krever helps governments provide better services to its citizens.
Dedicated to making a positive difference to the world, Professor Krever has been appointed to a number of Australian government tax reform committees and inquiries, and provides pro bono assistance to social welfare organisations including the Australian Council of Social Service and Shelter NSW.
LL.B. Osgoode Hall Law School
LL.M. Harvard Law School
Post-conflict specialist for the United Nations, European Union, and International Monetary Fund
Assisted with the rebuilding of civil states in East Timor, Sierra Leone, Afghanistan and Kosovo after wars
Appointed to a number of Australian government tax reform committees and inquiries
As an international development specialist, Professor Krever has assisted on projects around the world on six continents, including specific projects in:
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Hong Kong
- Kosovo and Latvia
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
Related research group
Law School's Richard Krever recognised in Australia Day honours
The University of Western Australia congratulates 21 of its graduates and five staff members who were recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours List.Read more
UWA Taxation Law and Policy Research Group
This group works with national and international organisations to encourage research and teaching in taxation and related policy issues.Read more
Professor Krever has received more than 65 research grants over the course of his career, including more than $500,000 in category three research grants from organisations such as:
- International Fiscal Association
- Asian Development Bank Institute
- Australian Tax Forum
- Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
He has also received 10 ARC Discovery and Linkage grants.
Teaching and supervisor opportunities
Professor Krever teaches the unit Goods and Services Taxation. In addition to teaching at UWA, Professor Krever has taught at universities around the world and provided graduate courses in Canada, the United States, Austria and the Netherlands.
He takes a Socratic approach to teaching, using case studies to help students learn to ask the right questions and find the best solutions.
Professor Krever has been supervising PhD students since 2000, all within the areas of taxation law and policy.
If you are interested in undertaking a PhD in these areas and would like to discuss your options, contact Professor Krever on the details below.
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