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Co-sponsored by Tulane's Murphy Institute and Tulane Law School 

The Tulane Tax Roundtable brings together tax scholars from around the country, resident Tulane Faculty, and Tulane students for discussion and debate about important tax policy issues of our time. The roundtable showcases the drafts and works-in-progress of its participants and subjects these works to rigorous analysis in a discussant-driven workshop format. All are welcome to attend. All sessions will take place in Room 202 of Tulane Law School. Please email Professor Shu-Yi Oei at soei@tulane.edu for more information.


2013 Rountable Schedule

Friday, February 22, 2013
 
 

8:45 am – 9:30 am 
Author: Steven Sheffrin
Professor of Economics & Director of the Murphy Institute, Tulane University
What Role Can Desert Play in Designing Tax Policies?
Discussant: Nancy Staudt

9:30 am – 10:15 am 
Author: Lori McMillan
Associate Professor of Law, Washburn University School of Law
Noncharitable Nonprofit Organizations in Canada: An Empirical Examination
Discussant: James Alm

10:30 am – 11:15 am 
Author: Terrence Chorvat
Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law
The Failure of the Facebook IPO and a Justification for Debt-Equity Tax Distinction
Discussant: Steven Sheffrin

11:15 am – 12 noon 
Author: James Alm (with Jay A. Soled) 
Professor and Chair, Department of Economics, Tulane University
The Internal Revenue Code and Automobiles: A Case Study of Taxpayer Noncompliance
Discussant: Philip Hackney

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
 
Author: Shu-Yi Oei
Associate Professor, Tulane Law School
Taxing in the Shadow of Bankruptcy Law: The Collections Case for Tax Priority
Discussant: Ajay Mehrotra

2:15 pm – 3:00 pm 
Author: Nancy Staudt (with Victor Fleischer) 
Edward G. Lewis Chair in Law and Public Policy, Academic Director, The Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy, USC Gould School of Law
The Supercharged IPO
Discussant: Terrence Chorvat

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm 
Author: Ajay Mehrotra
Associate Dean for Research, Professor of Law, and Louis F. Niezer Faculty Fellow; Adjunct Associate Professor of History, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Sharing the Burden: Law, Politics, and the Making of the Modern American Fiscal State, 1880-1930
Discussant: Marjorie Kornhauser

4:00 pm – 4:45 pm 
Author: Tessa Davis
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Tulane Law School
Two Households Both Alike in Dignity: Family as Status and Family as Contract in the Tax Code
Discussant: Lori McMillan 

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