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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…

Newsletter: July 2014

More photos of both the Subnational Government Competition and M-TAXI conferences can be found in the July issue of the OTPR newsletter.  In addition, we have started a new feature recognizing the achievements of OTPR-affiliated alumni; please be sure to share with us any of your accomplishments.  Lastly, Part 1 of the OTPR Family Tree has been completed…

The European Journey

Professor Joel Slemrod has embarked on a European journey.  Please see the log below for details. 09/04/2014 — Presented the Keynote address at a seminar held in Helsinki, Finland and entitled "Casting Light on the Shadow Economy: A Field Experiment Approach." 09/06/2014 — Presented at a conference entitled "Inequality — Measurement, Trends, Impacts and Policies" sponsored…