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PFFLS Schedule, Fall 2022

Meets Mondays, 12-12:50 pm.  Buffet lunch starting at 11:30 am  August 29            Katherine Michelmore (UM faculty)- Room B0570September 5        NO PFFLS (Labor Day) -Room B0570September 12      Basit Zafar (UM faculty) – Room B0570September 19      Lea Bart (joint work with Emily Horton) -Room B0570September 26 …

Lessons for Tax Policy in the Great Recession

While policymakers struggle with identifying and enacting the appropriate short-term policy response to the recent financial crisis and economic downturn, both academics and policymakers are examining the causes of the crisis and what lessons this might bring to bear on longer-term policy. With near unanimity attention to both the causes and appropriate long-term policy, the…

Michigan M-Taxi 2016

OTPR’s fourth Michigan Tax Invitational (M-TAXI) was held on June 10-11, 2016.  Once again, more than 55 current and former OTPR-affiliated alumni convened in Ann Arbor for this 1 1/2-day conference. Alumni from 1994 through 2014 included academics in accounting, law, and economics, as well as the business community — Ford Motor Credit Company.  In addition, members of…

OTPR Faculty and Alumni Attend 2014 IIPF

Professor Joel Slemrod recently spoke at the International Institute of Public Finance’s Annual Congress held in Lugano, Switzerland.  OTPR was well represented at IIPF by our affiliated alumni either presenting or co-authoring papers (including one of our current students)! Claudio Agostini (2003) David Agrawal (2012) Sebastien Bradley (2011)   Estelle Dauchy (2007)   Naomi Feldman (2004)   Makoto…

Michigan M-Taxi 2014

OTPR’s third Michigan Tax Invitational (M-TAXI) was held on June 6 – 7, 2014.  More than 55 current and former OTPR-affiliated alumni convened in Ann Arbor for this 1 1/2-day conference. Alumni from 1997 through 2013 included academics in accounting and economics, as well as members of the Federal Reserve Board, U.S. Department of the…