Tulane Law School
Tulane Tax Roundtable
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.

2015 Roundtable Schedule
Friday, March 20, 2015
8:45-9:30 a.m.
Presenter: James Alm
Professor and Chair of Economics, Tulane University
Using Public Information to Estimate Self-Employment Earnings of Informal Suppliers (with Brian Erard)
Discussant: Susan C. Morse

9:30-10:15 a.m.
Presenter: Steven A. Dean
Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School
SE(c)(3): A Catalyst for Social Enterprise Crowdfunding (with Dana Brakman Reiser)
Discussant: Kirk J. Stark

10:15-10:30 a.m.

10:30-11:15 a.m.
 Presenter: Andrew T. Hayashi
Associate Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
Taxing Committed Consumption and the Simple Economics of Paying in Kind
Discussant: Mirit Eyal-Cohen 

11:15 a.m.-noon
 Presenter: Alex Raskolnikov
Wilbur H. Friedman Professor of Tax Law, Columbia Law School
Rational Decisions Under Legal Uncertainty
Discussant: James Alm

Noon-1:30 p.m.
Lunch at 1834 Club

1:30-2:15 p.m.
Presenter: Susan C. Morse
Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Tax Savings for U.S. Headquartered, Non-U.S.-Incorporated Multinational Firms (with Eric J. Allen)
Discussant: Steven A. Dean 

2:15-3 p.m.
Presenter: Steven Sheffrin
Professor of Economics, Director of the Murphy Institute, Tulane University
The Success of SNAP (Food Stamps) and the Desirability of Taxing Food (with Anna L. Johnson)
Discussant:  Andrew T. Hayashi

3-3:15 p.m.

3:15-4 p.m.
Presenter:  Kirk J. Stark
Barrall Family Professor of Tax Law and Policy, UCLA School of Law
Tax Policy in the Super ZIPs
Discussant: Alex Raskolnikov

4-4:45 p.m.
Presenter: Mirit Eyal-Cohen
Associate Professor of Law, University of Alabama School of Law
Lessons in Fiscal Activism
Discussant: Shu-Yi Oei 

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