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Third Annual NYU/UCLA Tax Policy Symposium: Politics and Taxation

October 18, 2013 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Third Annual NYU/UCLA Tax Policy Symposium: Politics and Taxation

[caption id="attachment_3729" align="alignright" width="404"] Professor Eric Zolt speaks at the 2013 NYU/UCLA Tax Policy Symposium[/caption]

Co-sponsored by NYU School of Law and UCLA School of Law
UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, California


9:00 am - 9:15 am
Welcome and Introductory Remarks - Eric Zolt, Michael H. Schill Distinguished Professor of Law

9:15 am - 10:45 am
Mitt Romney, the 47 Percent, and the Future of the Mass Income Tax
- Deborah Schenk, Marilynn and Ronald Grossman Professor of Law, NYU Law School (presenting paper by Larry Zelenak, Pamela B. Gann Professor of Law, Duke Law)


Daniel Shaviro, Wayne Perry Professor of Taxation, NYU School of Law
Alan Auerbach, Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law, Berkeley Economics

10:45 am - 11:00 am

11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cheating on Their Taxes: Are Tax Limitation Initiatives Effective at Limiting Taxes?
- Mathew D. McCubbins, Professor of Law and Political Science, Duke University


Joel D. Aberbach, Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, UCLA Department of Political Science
Kirk Stark, Harry Graham Balter Chair in Law, UCLA School of Law

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tax Legislation in the Contemporary U.S. Congress
- Michael Doran, Professor of Law, Georgetown Law


Jason Oh, Assistant Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law
Victor Fleischer, Professor of Law, University of San Diego School of Law

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Tax Attitudes in the Obama Era
- Andrea Louise Campbell, Professor of Political Science, MIT


Jeffrey B.  Lewis, Professor and Chair, UCLA Department of Political Science
Edward McCaffery, USC Gould School of Law, Robert C. Packard Trustee Chair in Law and Professor of Law, Economics and Political Science


October 18, 2013
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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