Author: Stephanie Harden

David Albouy, Research Associate of the Office of Tax Policy Research, Wins IIPF Peggy And Richard Musgrave Prize for 2012

The International Institute of Public Finance created the “Peggy and Richard Musgrave Prize” in 2003 to honor and encourage younger scholars whose work meets the high standards of scientific quality, creativity, and relevance that have been a mark of the Musgraves’ contribution to public finance. It is awarded annually, on the advice of the Chair…

M-Taxi (Michigan Tax Invitational)

June 8-9, 2012 Ross School of Business,University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mi On June 8-9, 2012, OTPR hosted the second Michigan Tax Invitational.  Papers were divided into these five categories: international, evasion and enforcement, state and local tax issues, rethinking received tax wisdom, and behavioral responses to taxation.  In all, 17 papers were presented and…

Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance

The Office of Tax Policy Research recently hosted the 67th Annual Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance.  Over 350 people from 30 countries attended this 4-day event that included 5 Keynote Speakers, 75 sessions, and over 250 papers. On the second day of the Congress, participants went on an excursion to the Henry…

Candace Johnson Award

The Office of Tax Policy Research is proud to announce that our own Mary Ceccanese received the 2010 Candace Johnson Staff Award for Excellence, a University-wide award given by the Office of the Provost to an exemplary staff member. We know Mary as OTPR’s Coordinator, which she has done with exceptional competence, energy, creativity, and…

David Agrawal, University of Georgia (2012 Graduate of the University of Michigan), Wins IIPF Young Economists Award

The International Institute of Public Finance’s Young Economists Award was instituted in 2008, with the aim of encouraging young scholars who present their papers at the IIPF annual congress. A Prize Committee, headed by the Scientific Chair of the respective congress, selects those papers presented at the congress that stand out for their scientific quality,…

Richard Musgrave Visiting Professorship

In 2008, the CESifo Group and the International Institute of Public Finance (IIPF) established the Richard Musgrave Visiting Professorship to honor the memory of one of Public Finance’s greatest scholars.  This annual prize honors an outstanding scholar in the area of Public Finance.  With this award, the prize winner is also named a Distinguished CESifo…

Workshop on International Taxation

June 21-25, 1999 OTPR, along with the Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance at UC-Berkeley and the Fund for Tax Research and John M. Olin Center of Law, Economics, and Business of Harvard Law School, sponsored a workshop in Berkeley, CA during the week of June 21-25, 1999.  This workshop provided an overview…