Friday, January 14, 2011

Tax reform event live streaming on web today

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

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