Friday, April 3, 2009
The two-day Twelfth Critical Tax Conference kicks off today at Indiana-Bloomington:
The Critical Tax Conference is an annual gathering of tax law scholars who are interested in exploring tax issues from perspectives that go beyond conventional public economics analysis of taxation. The Conference features both paper presentations on a wide variety of tax topics and closed-session "incubator" discussions of early-stage research.
Here are today's panel presentations and incubator sessions:
Panel #1: Moderator: Mary Louise Fellows (Minnesota)
- Ted Seto (Loyola-L.A.), Does the Income Tax Cause Parents to Spend Too Much Time With Their Children?
- Lily Kahng (Seattle), One Is the Loneliest Number: The Single Taxpayer in a Joint Return World
- Stephanie McMahon (Cincinnati), To Have and to Hold and to Shift Between Us: Rethinking Marital Property for Federal Income Return Filings
Panel #2: Moderator: Ajay Mehrotra (Indiana-Bloomington)
- Wendy Gerzog (Baltimore), From the Greedy to the Needy
- Kerry Ryan (St. Louis), Human Capital & Transfer Taxation
- Michael McIntyre (Wayne State), Investment Yield as Compensation for Taking Risks
Panel #3: Moderator: Anchana Sridhar (Indiana-Bloomington)
- Stephen Mazza (Kansas), Measuring Rates of Return for Lobbying Expenditures: An Empirical Analysis Under the American Job Creation Act
- Diane Ring (Boston College), The Role of International Organizations in International Tax Policy
- Yariv Brauner (Florida), Tax Incentives for Development
Incubator #1: Sagit Leviner (Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law), Paid Preparer Effect on U.S. Taxpayer Compliance: An Empirical Investigation with Policy Implications
For a history of the conference, see here.