The James Hausman Tax Law and Policy Workshop

The James Hausman Tax Law and Policy Workshop is designed to bring together distinguished tax scholars to share innovative scholarship that addresses a wide range of tax law and policy issues.

The workshop is in its eleventh year and has attracted leading tax academics from within Canada as well as from Argentina, Austria, Australia, Britain, Israel, and the United States.

The workshops are held on selected Wednesdays at lunchtime, 12:30-1:45 in the Solarium at 84 Queen's Park.  Light refreshments are generally served.

The workshop is run by Prof. Ben Alarie. If you would like to receive e-mail notification of upcoming tax law and policy workshop seminar events, please contact: Nadia Gulezko at n.gulezko@utoronto.ca.

Find out more about the estalishment of the James Hausman Tax Law and Policy Workshop in the Fall 2004 issue of Nexus.

See past workshops

2013-14 Schedule

DATE & TIME

LOCATION

SPEAKER & TOPIC

September 25
Thursday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Matthew Weinzierl - Harvard Business School
The Promise of Positive Optimal Taxation
November 13
Wednesday
12:30 - 1:45
Room FA3
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Leandra Lederman - University of Indiana Law School
(Un)Appealing Deference to the Tax Court

November 20
Wednesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Benjamin Alarie - University of Toronto Faculty of Law
Policy Preferences and Expertise in Canadian Tax Adjudication
November 27
Wednesday
12:30 - 1:45
Room FA3 
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Michael Veal - McMaster University Dept. of Economics
Top Share Inequality in Canada:  The Implications of Some Tax Preferences
January 29
Wednesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Frances Woolley - Carleton University Dept. of Economics
It's just not fair!  Canada's on-going debate over the taxation of families
February 12
Wednesday
12:30 - 1:45

PLEASE NOTE LOCATION:
Room FA1
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Jason Oh - UCLA School of Law
The Pivotal Politics of Temporary Legislation

March 12
Wednesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Dhammika Dharmapala - University of Illinois College of Law
Interest Deductions in a Multijurisdictional World
March 26
Wednesday
12:30 - 1:45
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Tim Edgar - Osgoode Hall Law School
Corrective Taxation, Leverage, and Compensation in a Bloated Financial Sector