Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law & Policy

UCLA Colloquium on Tax Policy and Public Finance
Spring 2014 Schedule

Faculty Organizers: Jason Oh, Kirk Stark and Alexander Wu

*If a paper is not posted, it is intended only for workshop attendees.

Thursday, January 16, 2014
James (Jim) Hines
University of Michigan Law School
Tax Rate Delegation*
This session is co-sponsored by the UCLA Law and Economics Workshop

Thursday, January 23, 2014
John (Jake) Brooks
Georgetown Law School
Fiscal Federalism as Risk Management​

Thursday, January 30, 2014
Howard Rosenthal
New York University
The Twilight of the Setter? Local Public School Finance in a Time of Institutional Change*
(joint with Sean Corcoran, NYU, and Thomas Romer, Princeton)

Thursday, February 06, 2014
Victor Fleischer
University of San Diego
The Inferiority of Pigouvian Taxes*

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Francisco Garfias
Grad Student, Stanford University
Revealed Corruption, taxation and fiscal accountability: evidence from Brazil
(joint with Jeffrey F. Timmons, IE University)​

Thursday, February 20, 2014
Leigh Osofsky
University of Miami School of Law
Beyond "Worst-First" Tax Law Enforcement​

Thursday, February 27, 2014
Gregg Polsky
University of North Carolina School of Law
The Untold Story of Sun Capital: Private Equity Monitoring Fees Are Actually Disguised Dividends*

Thursday, March 06, 2014
Kristi Olson
Stanford University
Fairness, Envy-Freeness, and Taxation*

Thursday, March 13, 2014
Mark Phillips
USC Price School of Public Policy
Endogenous Detection and Audit Intensity in the Tax Evasion Game​

Thursday, March 20, 2014
Kim Clausing
Reed College ​
Lessons for International Tax Reform from the U.S. State Experience under Formulary Apportionment