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Tulane Tax Roundtable 2012

The Tulane Tax Roundtable brings together tax scholars from around the country, resident Tulane Faculty, and Tulane students for discussion and debate about important tax policy issues of our time. The roundtable showcases the drafts and works-in-progress of its participants and subjects these works to rigorous analysis in a discussant-driven workshop format.

Co-sponsored by Tulane's Murphy Institute and Tulane Law School



Room 202 of Tulane Law School


All are welcome to attend. Please email Professor Shu-Yi Oei at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more information and for copies of the papers to be presented.

About the Speaker

2012 Rountable Schedule

*Friday, April 13, 2012 *
9:00 am – 10:15 am
Presenter: James Alm, Professor and Chair, Department of Economics, Tulane University
Socio-Economic Diversity, Social Capital, and Tax Filing Compliance in the United States
Discussant: Sarah Lawsky

10:15 am – 11:30 am
Presenter: Leigh Osofsky, Associate Professor, University of Miami School of Law
Getting Realistic About Responsive Tax Administration
Discussant: Shu-Yi Oei

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Presenter: Rebecca Kysar, Associate Professor, Brooklyn Law School
James S. Carpentier Visiting Professor, Columbia Law School
On the Constitutionality of Tax Treaties
Discussant: Kristin Hickman

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Presenter: Sarah Lawsky, Assistant Professor, University of California, Irvine, School of Law
How Models Work
Discussant: Steven Sheffrin

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
Presenter: Benjamin Leff, Assistant Professor, American University Washington College of Law
What Can Experimental Behavioral Economics Tell Us About Vertical Equity?
Discussant: James Alm

Saturday, April 14, 2012
9:00 am – 10:15 am
Presenter: Steven Sheffrin, Professor of Economics & Director of the Murphy Institute, Tulane University
Restitution for Ponzi Schemes: Are Securities Laws Consistent With Tax Law?
Discussant: Rebecca Kysar

10:15 am – 11:30 am
Presenter: Kristin Hickman, Professor, University of Minnesota Law School
Unpacking the Force of Law
Discussant: Leigh Osofsky

11:45 am – 1:00 pm
Presenter: Shu-Yi Oei, Associate Professor, Tulane Law School
Who Wins When Uncle Sam Loses? Social Insurance and the Forgiveness of Tax Debts
Discussant: Benjamin Leff

Filed under: The Center for Public Policy Research, Public Policy Working Group, Public Policy Lectures, Conferences