Loyola Law School, Los Angeles is hosting "Starving the Hidden Beast: New Approaches to Tax Expenditure Reform" today in partnership with the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center. Video from the daylong event is:
David Gamage, University of California, Berkeley School of Law: "Tax Salience and Tax Expenditures"
COMMENTATOR: Damon Jones, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago
10-11:30 a.m.: Reforming the Tax Expenditure Budget Presentation
MODERATOR: Sarah Lawsky, University of California, Irvine School of Law
Linda Sugin, Fordham Law School: "Tax Expenditures, Reform, and Distributive Justice"
Eric Toder and Donald Marron, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center: "Tax Expenditures and the Size of Government"
COMMENTATOR: Daniel Shaviro, New York University School of Law
11:30 a.m.: Lunch
12:45-2:15 p.m.: Evaluating Tax Expenditures
MODERATOR: Rosanne Altshuler, Rutgers University
Theodore Seto, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles: "Reframing the Tax Expenditure Budget"
Thomas Hungerford, Congressional Research Service: "Tax Expenditures"
COMMENTATOR: Edward Kleinbard, USC Gould School of Law
2:30-4 p.m.: Approaches to Tax Expenditure Reform
MODERATOR: Katherine Pratt, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Marvin Phaup, Federal Budget Reform Initiative, Pew Economic Policy Group: "Integrating Tax Expenditures with the Budget Process"
Diane Lim Rogers, Chief Economist, Concord Coalition: "Tax Formed in the Proposal of the Deficit-Reduction Commissions"
COMMENTATOR: Elizabeth Garrett, USC Gould School of Law
4:00 p.m.: Reception