Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Fall 2019 NYU Tax Policy Colloquium schedule - this time with titles

We now have all the titles for this fall's papers at the NYU Tax Policy Colloquium, although the later ones especially may in some instances be placeholders. It goes something approximately like this:

1.      Tuesday, September 3 – Lily Batchelder, NYU Law School. “Optimal Tax Theory as a Theory of Distributive Justice.”
2.      Tuesday, September 10 – Eric Zwick, University of Chicago Booth School of Business. “Top Wealth in the United States: New Estimates and Implications for Taxing the Rich.”
3.      Tuesday, September 17 – Diane Schanzenbach, Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy, “Safety Net Investments in Children.”
4.      Tuesday, September 24 – Li Liu, International Monetary Fund. “At A Cost: the Real Effects of Transfer Pricing Regulation.”

5.      Tuesday, October 1 – Daniel Shaviro, NYU Law School. “Digital Service Taxes and the Broader Shift From Determining the Source of Income to Taxing Location-Specific Rents.”
6.      Tuesday, October 8 – Katherine Pratt, Loyola Law School Los Angeles. “The Curious State of Tax Deductions for Fertility Treatment Costs.”
7.      Tuesday, October 15 – Zachary Liscow, Yale Law School. “Democratic Law and Economics.”
8.      Tuesday, October 22 – Diane Ring, Boston College Law School, and Shu-Yi Oe, Boston College Law School. “Falling Short in the Data Age.”
9.      Tuesday, October 29 – John Friedman, Brown University Economics Department. “Social Mobility and Higher Education.”

10.  Tuesday, November 5 – Marc Fleurbaey, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School. “Optimal Income Taxation Theory and Principles of Fairness.”
11.  Tuesday, November 12 – Stacie LaPlante, University of Wisconsin School of Business. "The Effect of Intellectual Property Boxes on Innovative Activity and Effective Tax Rates."
12.  Tuesday, November 19 – Joseph Bankman, Stanford Law School. “How Do You Measure Complexity?  Survey Evidence on the §199A Deduction.”
13.  Tuesday, November 26 – Deborah Paul, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen, and Katz. “Has Helen’s Ship Sailed? A Re-Examination of the ‘Helen of Troy’ Regulations.”
14.  Tuesday, December 3 – Joshua Blank, University of California at Irvine Law School, and Leigh Osofsky, University of North Carolina Law School. “Simplexity and Automated Legal Guidance.”
All sessions meet from 4 to 5:50 pm at NYU Law School, Vanderbilt 202. For papers by the co-convenors (Lily Batchelder on September 3, and mine on October 1), we'll have NYU colleagues as guest commentators: Liam Murphy for her paper and Mitchell Kane for mine.

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