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2022 Fall SIEPR Policy Forum

Tax Policies for a Freer and Fairer Country

Event Details:

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Location

SIEPR Building
366 Galvez Street
Stanford, CA 94305
United States

Schedule

Thursday, October 27, 2022

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    Lunch

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    Welcome Remarks

    Mark Duggan, the Trione Director of SIEPR, the Wayne and Jodi Cooperman Professor of Economics, Stanford University

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    Tax on Individuals: Equity and Efficiency

    • Kevin Hassett, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution; Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers (2017-2019).
    • Scott Hodge, President Emeritus and Senior Policy Advisor, the Tax Foundation.

    Moderator: Mark Wolfson, Former Chaired Professor and Senior Associate Dean at the Stanford Graduate School of Business; Founder and Managing Partner of Jasper Ridge Partners.

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    Corporate Tax: Tax-induced Distortions, Profit Shifting, and Location and Investment Decisions

    • Alan Auerbach, Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law, UC Berkeley.
    • Michelle Hanlon, Howard W. Johnson Professor of Accounting, MIT.
    • Juan Carlos Suarez Serrato, Professor of Economics, Duke University.
    • Marcus Heyland, Managing Director, Washington National Tax, KPMG US. 

    Moderator: Rebecca Lester, Associate Professor of Accounting, Stanford Graduate School of Business; SIEPR Faculty Fellow.

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    Break

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    State and Local Tax Issues in California

    • Joshua Rauh, Ormond Family Professor of Finance, Stanford Graduate School of Business. Senior Fellow at SIEPR. Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution.
    • Gabriel Petek, California Legislative Analyst.
    • Michael Coleman, Creator of the California Local Government Finance Almanac; Principal Fiscal Policy Advisor to the League of California Cities.

    Moderator: Gopi Shah Goda, Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, SIEPR.

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    Break

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    Keynote: Taxation as Moral and Civic Education

    • Michael Sandel, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government, Harvard University; author of Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do?The Tyranny of Merit: Can We Find the Common Good?and Democracy's Discontent: A New Edition for Our Perilous Times.

    Moderator: Mark Duggan, the Trione Director of SIEPR, the Wayne and Jodi Cooperman Professor of Economics, Stanford University

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    Reception

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