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Sixth Annual NYU/UCLA Tax Policy Symposium: Tax Policy and Upward Mobility

October 7, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Symposium Schedule

8:15 am - 8:45 am

Check-In and Continental Breakfast

8:45 am - 9:00 am

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

9:00 am - 10:30 am

Raj Chetty, Stanford and Miles Corak, Ottawa
Overview of Research on Upward Mobility

Discussant: Alan Auerbach, UC Berkeley

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Susan Dynarski, Michigan
Tax Benefits for College Attendance

Discussant: Deborah Schenk, NYU

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Jessica Trounstine, UC Merced
Race and Class Segregation and Local Public Spending

Discussant: Jason Oh, UCLA

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Marianne Bitler, UC Davis
The EITC & Social Safety Net in the Great Recession

Discussant: Lily Batchelder, NYU

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Dayanand Manoli, University of Texas, Austin
The Effects of Unearned Income on Earnings, Migration and Other Labor Market Outcomes

Discussant: Youssef Benzarti, UCLA

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Kim Rueben, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center
Frank Sammartino, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center
Kirk Stark, UCLA
Evaluating California’s New EITC

Discussant: Daniel Shaviro, NYU

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 7, 2016
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


UCLA School of Law