Paul L. Caron

Friday, February 5, 2021

De Mooij Presents Tax Policy For Inclusive Growth After The Pandemic Virtually Today At British Columbia

Ruud De Mooij (IMF) presents Tax Policy For Inclusive Growth After the Pandemic virtually at University of British Columbia Peter A. Allard School of Law today as part of its Tax Law and Policy Workshop Speaker Series hosted by Wei Cui:

RuudThis paper discusses the theory and practice of tax design to achieve an efficient and equitable outcome, i.e. in support of inclusive growth. It starts with a discussion of the key principles from tax theory to guide practical tax design. Then, it elaborates on more granular tax policy, discussing key choices in the structure of the personal income tax on labor and capital income, taxes on wealth, the corporate income tax, and consumption taxes. The paper concludes by highlighting the political economy considerations of the issues with concrete recommendations as to how to implement tax reform.

About our speaker:

Ruud De Mooij, Advisor (Immediate Office), Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund (former chief of Tax Policy Division of FAD).

Ruud De Mooij is an advisor in the International Monetary Fund’s Fiscal Affairs Department, where he previously headed the Tax Policy Division. Before joining the International Monetary Fund, De Mooij was a Professor of Public Economics at Erasmus University in Rotterdam. He has published extensively on tax issues, including in the American Economic Review and the Journal of Public Economics. De Mooij is also a research fellow at the University of Oxford, the University of Bergen, ZEW in Mannheim, and member of the CESifo network in Munich.

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