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Public Economic UK 2012

 Sponsored by:
HM Revenue and Customs, HM Treasury

Scarman House, University of Warwick
25th and 26th September 2012
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Tuesday 25th September

11.00am – 11.30am COFFEE/TEA AND REGISTRATION

11.30am – 1.00pm SESSION 1 : POLITICAL ECONOMICS

Valentino Larcinese (LSE)
“Crime and Punishment in the UK: Accountability Channels Following the MPs’ Expenses Scandal” (with Indraneel Sircar)

Michela Redoano (Warwick)
"Political Competition, Tax Salience and Accountability: Theory and Some Evidence from Italy”
(with Emanuele Bracco and Francesco Porcelli)

1.pm - 2.pm LUNCH

2.pm – 4.pm SESSION 2: FISCAL POLICY (Session organiser - Ethan Ilzetzki)

Ethan Ilzetzki (LSE)
Procyclical fiscal policies in Developing Countries

Ben Lockwood (Warwick)
"How should financial intermediation be taxed?”

Giancarlo Corsetti (Cambridge)
"Sovereign risk and macroeconomic stability"


4.00 – 4.30 COFFEE/TEA

4.30 – 6.30 SPECIAL SESSION: Taxing the Rich (Session Organiser - Sarah Smith)

Tony Atkinson (University of Oxford)
Camille Landais (Stanford University)
Paul Johnson (Institute for Fiscal Studies)
Chris Sanger (Head of Tax Policy, Ernst and Young)

 

6.30pm DRINKS AT THE BAR

7.30pm DINNER

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Wednesday 26th September

9.00am – 10.40am PhD SESSION

Oliver Latham (Cambridge)
"Politicization of Intelligence Reporting: Evidence from the Cold War

Jake Bradley (Bristol)
“Public Sector Wage Policy and LaborMarket Equilibrium: A Structural Model”
(with Fabien Postel-Vinay and Helene Turon)

Paul Baker (Cambridge)
An Analysis of Double Taxation Treaties and their Effect on Foreign Direct Investment

10.40am – 11.00am COFFEE/TEA

11am – 1.00pm SESSION 3: EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF PUBLIC POLICY

Magne Mogstad (UCL)
“Peer Effects in Program Participation” (with Gordon Dahl and Katrine Løken)

Wenchao Jin (IFS)
“National Minimum Wage and Young people’s Education and Labour Market Outcomes” (with Claire Crawford, Ellen Greaves, Jo Swaffield and Anna Vignoles)

Hamish Low (Cambridge)
Disability Risk and the Value of Disability Insurance” (with Luigi Pistaferri)

1.00pm - 2.00pm LUNCH

2.00pm - 3.30pm SESSION 4: HMRC SESSION

Gareth Myles (Exeter and HMRC)
Optimal Audit Policy for a Tax Evasion Network”·

Helen Simpson (Bristol)
"Are Governments Aware of Agglomeration Economies? Evidence from Regional Grants in Great Britain" (with Marius Brulhart)

3.30pm CLOSE

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