Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law & Policy

UCLA Colloquium on Tax Policy and Public Finance
Spring 2009 Schedule

Faculty Organizers: Kirk Stark and Eric Zolt

Thursday, January 29, 2009       
No Class

Friday, January 30, 2009            
All-Day Conference: Tax Policy in the Obama Administration

Thursday, February 5, 2009      
Jack Mintz
University of Calgary
A Simple Approach for Bettering the Environment and the Economy: Restructuring the Federal Fuel Excise Tax

Thursday, February 12, 2009
Jonathan Schwabish
Congressional Budget Office
The Effects of Earnings Inequality on State Social Spending in the United States

Thursday, February 19, 2009 
Neil Buchanan
The George Washington University Law School
What Do We Owe Future Generations?

Thursday, February 26, 2009
Steven Dean
Brooklyn Law School
Tax Deharmonization

Thursday, March 5, 2009
George Zodrow
Rice University Economic
Intrajurisdictional Capitalization and the Incidence of the Property Tax

Thursday, March 12, 2009
David Wildasin
University of Kentucky Economics Department
State Corporation Income Taxation: An Economic Perspective on Nexus

Thursday, March 19, 2009
Leandra Lederman
Indiana University School of Law—Bloomington
W(h)ither Economic Substance? 

Thursday, April 2, 2009
Matthew Kahn
UCLA Economics Department & Institute of the Environment
Understanding Spatial Variation in Tax Sheltering: The Role of Demographics, Ideology and Taxes

Thursday, April 9, 2009
No Class

Thursday, April 16, 2009
Patricia Cain
Santa Clara Law School
DOMA and the Internal Revenue Code