Center for the Advanced Study in Economic Efficiency

Taxation and the Aggregate Economy Conference

Friday, October 31, 2014 - McCord Hall 158

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Break
1:00 - 2:00 Tim Lee, University of Mannheim
Entrepreneurs, Managers and Inequality
2:00 - 2:30 Coffee Break
2:30 - 3:30 Juan Carlos Conesa, SUNY-Stony Brook
Intergenerational Policy and the Measurement of Tax Incidence
(joint with Carlos Carriga)
3:30 - 4:30 Lorenz Kueng, Northwestern University
Identifying Tax Expectations from Municipal Bonds with an Application to Household Consumption
4:30 - 5:00 Coffee Break
5:00 - 6:00 Louis Kaplow, Harvard University
Myopia and the Effects of Social Security and Capital Taxation on Labor Supply

Saturday, November 01, 2014 - McCord Hall 158

9:30 - 10:00 Continental Breakfast
10:00 - 11:00 Glen Weyl, University of Chicago/Microsoft Research
Taxation and the Allocation of Talent
(joint with Benjamin Lockwood and Chales Nathanson)
11:00 - 12:00 German Cubas, University of Houston
Progressive Taxation and Misallocation in a Model of Careeer Choice with Incomplete Markets
(joint with Pedro Silos)
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Break
1:00 - 2:00 Markus Poschke, McGill University
Macroeconomic Implications of Tax Cuts for the Top Income Groups: 1960-2010
(joint with Baris Kaymak)
2:00 - 3:00 Alejandro Badel, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Taxing Top Earners: A Human Capital Perspective
(joint with Mark Huggett)
3:00 - 3:30 Coffee Break
3:30 - 4:30 Vasia Panousi, Federal Reserve Board
Optimal Capital Taxation with Idiosyncratic Investment Risk
(joint with Caterina Reis)
4:30 - 5:30 Gueorgui Kambourov, University of Toronto
Use It or Lose It: Efficiency Gains from Wealth Taxation
(joint with Fatih Guvenen, Daphne Chen, and Burhan Kuruscu)