Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Upcoming NYU conference in honor of David Bradford

Coming up on Friday, May 5. This is going to be a serious academic conference, not a tribute session, consistently with what David would have preferred.

Here's the schedule, although the order of the papers still might change:

PANEL 1: ISSUES OF BUDGET MEASUREMENT
Authors:
Jerry Green, Harvard University
Laurence Kotlikoff, Boston University

Discussants:
Daniel Shaviro, NYU
Kent Smetters, University of Pennsylvania

PANEL 2: THE NEW VIEW OF CORPORATE DIVIDENDS
Author:
Roger Gordon, UC San Diego

Discussants:
William Andrews, Harvard University
George Zodrow, Rice University

PANEL 3: FISCAL DECENTRALIZATION
Author:
Wallace Oates, University of Maryland

Discussants:
Harvey Rosen, Princeton University
Charles McLure, Hoover Institution

PANEL 4: THE CHOICE BETWEEN INCOME TAXATION AND
CONSUMPTION TAXATION
Author:
Alan Auerbach, UC Berkeley

Discussants:
Glenn Hubbard, Columbia University
Alvin Warren, Harvard University

PANEL 5: ISSUES OF TRANSITION TO A CONSUMPTION TAX
Author:
Louis Kaplow, Harvard University

Discussants:
James Hines, University of Michigan
Kyle Logue, University of Michigan

PANEL 6: CONSUMPTION TAX IMPLEMENTATION
Author:
David Weisbach, University of Chicago

Discussants:
Edward McCaffery, USC
Joel Slemrod, University of Michigan

Five of the six papers (very shortly to be all six) can be downloaded here.

UPDATE: The order of Panels 5 and 6 has been flipped to accommodate speakers' schedules.

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