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NYU/UCLA Tax Policy Symposium: Tax and Entrepreneurship

October 16, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:15 pm



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

9:15 am – 10:45 am
Goals and Design Principles — How Should We Use the Tax System to Encourage Entrepreneurship?

Eric Allen, Assistant Professor of Accounting, USC Marshall School of Business
Susan C. Morse, Assistant Professor, University of Texas School of Law
Roger H. Gordon, Professor of Economics, UCSD Department of Economics
Theodore Seto, Professor of Law, Hon. Frederick J. Lower, Jr. Chair, Loyola Law School
Steven Bank, Paul Hastings Professor of Business Law, UCLA School of Law

11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Measurement — Does the Tax System Measure and Encourage the Right Kind of Entrepreneurial Activity?

Donald Bruce, Douglas and Brenda Horne Professor of Business, Center for Business & Economic Research and Department of Economics, The University of Tennessee
William Gentry, Professor of Economics, Williams College Department of Economics
Joseph Rosenberg, Senior Research Associate, Urban Institute
Jason Oh, Assistant Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Capital Gains Policy — Can Entrepreneurship Justify the Capital Gains Preference?

Victor Fleischer, Professor of Law, University of San Diego School of Law
William Gentry, Professor of Economics, Williams College Department of Economics
Ed Kleinbard, Ivadelle and Theodore Johnson Professor of Law and Business, USC Law School
Daniel Shaviro, Wayne Perry Professor of Taxation, NYU Law School

3:45 pm – 5:15 pm
Legislation – Are Patent Tax Boxes the Right Approach?

Steven Shay, Senior Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School
Lily Batchelder, Professor of Law and Public Policy, NYU Law School
Mitchell Kane, Gerald L. Wallace Professor of Taxation, NYU Law School

This event was open to faculty, staff, students and invited guests. For more information, please contact lowellmilkeninstitute@law.ucla.edu.

UCLA School of Law is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider



October 16, 2015
9:00 am - 5:15 pm