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Tax Reform discussion takes place at U of M on Oct. 15

Thursday, October 11, 2012

What: Tax Reform: Lessons from Economic Theory and Prospects for the Future
When: Monday, Oct. 15, 5:30 p.m.
Where: University Hall, McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak Street SE, Minneapolis
Who: Joel Slemrod, Professor, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan; V.V. Chari, Director, Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute, University of Minnesota; Moderated by Laura Kalambokidis, Professor, Applied Economics, University of Minnesota

Tax reform is the topic of the next roundtable discussion which takes place Monday, Oct. 15 at 5:30 p.m. at University Hall, McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak Street SE, Minneapolis.

The event, titled Tax Reform: Lessons from Economic Theory and Prospects for the Future, will feature Joel Slemrod, Professor, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan; V.V. Chari, Director, Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute, University of Minnesota; Moderated by Laura Kalambokidis, Professor, Applied Economics, University of Minnesota.

“This event will highlight the great extent to which economists agree on desirable changes in the tax system in the long run,” said Chari. “We will also examine why it is so difficult to convince the public and policy makers about the feasibility and the desirability of these changes.”

This event is free and open to public but does require a reservation, which can be made at http://hhei.umn.edu/taxreformregister.html

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