Fall 2018

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

PF Lunch Seminar:

Seminar: Public Finance | November 13 | 12-2 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Michael Walker; Avner Shlain

 Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance

Michael Walker - "Informal Taxation and Cash Transfers: Experimental Evidence from Kenya"

Avner Shlain - "High Demand for Redistribution but Low Voluntary Giving: Evidence from Small and Large Groups"

 

  RSVP online by November 8.

Monday, November 27, 2017

PF Lunch Seminar:

Seminar: Public Finance | November 27 | 12-2 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Elina Tuominen; Krista Ruffini; Evan Rose & Yotam Shem-Tov

 Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance

Elina Tuominen - "Income inequality, redistributive preferences, and the extent of redistribution: An empirical application of optimal tax approach" (with Matti Tuomala and Hannu Tanninen)

Krista Ruffini - "School nutrition and student discipline: Effects of schoolwide free lunch"

Evan Rose & Yotam Shem-Tov -

 

  RSVP online by November 20.

Seminar 231, Public Finance: Taxing Unwanted Populations: Fiscal Policy and Conversions in Early Islam

Seminar: Public Finance | November 27 | 2-4 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall | Note change in location

 Mohamed Saleh, Toulouse School of Economics and Stanford University

 Department of Economics

Joint with Economic History
Co-authored with Jean Tirole

Monday, February 5, 2018

PF Lunch Seminar:

Seminar: Public Finance | February 5 | 12-2 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Yotam Shem-Tov; Johannes Hermle

 Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance

Johannes Hermle - "Gender Norms and the Relative Income Distribution within Married Couples: Evidence from German Tax Data”

Yotam Shem-Tov - "New Estimates of the Incapacitation and Criminogenic Effects of Prison"

 

  RSVP online by January 30.

Monday, February 12, 2018

PF Lunch Seminar:

Seminar: Public Finance | February 12 | 12-2 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Francis Wong; Jonathan Holmes

 Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance

12:10pm - Francis Wong - "Persistent Financial Distress After the Great Recession"

1pm - Jonathan Holmes - "How the Price of Physician Visits Affects Patient Welfare (When the Insurer Pays)"

 

  RSVP online by February 8.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Seminar 231, Public Finance: HOLIDAY

Seminar: Public Finance | February 19 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 000 Evans Hall | Canceled

 Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance

Monday, February 26, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018

Seminar 231, Public Finance: Special Seminar: How Did Tax Reform Happen?

Seminar: Public Finance | March 12 | 2-4 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance

David Kamin / Ed Kleinbard / Alan Auerbach

Monday, March 19, 2018

PF Lunch Seminar:

Seminar: Public Finance | March 19 | 12-2 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Davud Rostam-Afschar; Zarek Brot-Goldberg

 Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance

 

  RSVP online by March 13.

Monday, March 26, 2018

Seminar 231, Public Finance: Spring break

Seminar: Public Finance | March 26 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 000 Evans Hall | Canceled

 Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance

Monday, April 2, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Seminar 251, Labor Seminar joint with Seminar 231; Public Finance: "Reallocation and the Minimum Wage – Evidence from Germany"

Seminar: Public Finance: Labor Economics | April 12 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Attila Lindner, University College London

 Center for Labor Economics

with Christian Dustmann, Uta Schoenberg, Matthias Umkehrer, Philipp vom Berge)

joint with Public Finance

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Seminar 231, Public Finance: "Subsidizing Health Insurance for Low-Income Adults: What Does It Do and What Does That Mean?"

Seminar: Public Finance | April 18 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall | Note change in date and time

 Amy Finkelstein, MIT

 Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance

joint with Department seminar

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Seminar 251, Labor Seminar: joint with Seminar 231, Public Finance: "Race and Economic Opportunity in the United States: An Intergenerational Perspective"

Seminar: Public Finance: Labor Economics | April 19 | 2-3:30 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Wells Fargo Room C420 | Note change in location

 Nathaniel Hendren, Harvard

 Center for Labor Economics

Monday, April 23, 2018

Monday, April 30, 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018

Monday, September 17, 2018

PF Lunch Seminar:

Seminar: Public Finance | September 17 | 12-2 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Antoine Ferey; Malka Guillot

 Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance

Antoine Ferey - "Optimal taxation and tax complexity with misperceptions"

Malka Guillot - "Who Paid the 75% Tax onMillionaires?
Optimisation of Salary Incomes and Incidence in France

 

  RSVP online by September 13.

Monday, September 24, 2018

PF Lunch Seminar:

Seminar: Public Finance | September 24 | 12-2 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Alessandra Fenizia, UCB; Nicolas Jannin, PSE

 Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance

Alessandra Fenizia - "Managers and Productivity in the Public Sector"
Nicolas Jannin - "Behavioral responses to local public spending: theory and evidence"

 

  RSVP online by September 20.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018

PF Lunch Seminar:

Seminar: Public Finance | October 1 | 12-2 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Nicholas Li, UCB; Yotam Shem-Tov, UCB

 Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance

Nicholas Li - "Housing Market Channels of Segregation"
Yotam Shem-Tov - "New Estimates of the Incapacitation and Criminogenic Effects of Prison" (joint work with Evan Rose)

 

 by noon. RSVP online by September 26.

Monday, October 8, 2018

Monday, October 15, 2018

Monday, October 22, 2018

Monday, October 29, 2018

PF Lunch Seminar:

Seminar: Public Finance | October 29 | 12-2 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Charlotte Bartels, DIW Berlin; Timm Bönke, Freie University Berlin

 Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance

Charlotte Bartels - "Was Marx right? Income inequality, capital share and voting behavior in late 19th century Germany"
Timm Bönke - “Lifetime inequality and redistribution in Germany”

 

  RSVP online by October 25.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Monday, November 12, 2018

Seminar 231, Public Finance: Holiday

Seminar: Public Finance | November 12 |  Evans Hall | Canceled

 Department of Economics

Monday, November 19, 2018

PF Lunch Seminar:

Seminar: Public Finance | November 19 | 12-2 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Raphael Lardeux, CRED Paris; Dario Tortarolo, UCB

 Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance

 

  RSVP online by November 15.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Seminar 231, Public Finance: NO SEMINAR

Seminar: Public Finance | November 26 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall | Canceled

 Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Seminar 231, Public Finance: Topic Forthcoming

Seminar: Public Finance | November 28 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall | Note change in date

 Peter Orszag, Lazard Freres & Co LLC

 Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance

joint with Department Seminar

Monday, December 3, 2018