Paul L. Caron

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

TPC Program on Dynamic Scoring: Now What?

The Tax Policy Center hosted a program yesterday on Dynamic Scoring: Now What? (video here):

On January 26, the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center and the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at Brookings took a close look at how dynamic scoring is done, the models that JCT and CBO use for macroeconomic analysis of tax bills and other major legislation (immigration, Affordable Care Act, infrastructure), and how to communicate this analysis accurately.

Introduction:  What Is Dynamic Scoring:  David Wessell (Urban Institute)

Panel #1:  What is Dynamic Scoring?:  Douglas Holtz-Eakin ( The American Action Forum),  Leonard Burman (Tax Policy Center)

Panel #2:  Macro Analysis at JCT and the Mechanics of Its Implementation:  Nicholas Bull (Joint Committee on Taxation), Pamela Moomau (Joint Committee on Taxation)

Panel #3:  Camp Tax Reform Plan:  William Gale (Tax Policy Center), Jane Gravelle (Congressional Research Service), Chye-Ching Huang (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities), Alan Viard (American Enterprise Institute)

Panel #4:  Dynamic Scoring for Non-Tax Bills:  Jared Bernstein (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities), Donald Marron (Urban Institute), Steve McMillin (US Policy Metrics)

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