2018 UNC Tax Symposium – Agenda


Friday, April 20th

Time Event
7:00 – 9:00am Breakfast – DuBose House
8:30 – 9:00am Registration – Loudermilk Hall, Room 107
9:00 – 10:20am

The Impact of Patent Box Regimes on the M&A Market

Authors:
Sebastien Bradley, Drexel University (presenting)
Martin Ruf, University of Tuebingen
Leslie Robinson, Dartmouth College

Discussant:
Shannon Chen, University of Arizona

Moderator:
Ed Maydew, University of North Carolina

10:20 – 10:40 am
Break
10:40 – 12:00 pm

How do Reductions in Foreign Country Corporate Tax Rates Affect U.S. Domestic Manufacturing Firms?

Authors:
Jaewoo Kim, University of Rochester
Michelle Nessa, Michigan State University (presenting)
Ryan Wilson, University of Oregon

Discussant:
Jim Albertus, Carnegie Mellon University

Moderator:
Scott Dyreng, Duke University

12:00 – 1:15 pm Lunch – DuBose House
1:15 – 2:35 pm

Tax Flights

Authors:
Koleman Strumpf, Wake Forest University (presenting)

Discussant:
Jim Omartian, University of North Carolina

Moderator:
Jennifer Blouin, University of Pennsylvania

2:35 – 2:55 pm Break
2:55 – 4:15 pm

Foreign Earnings Repatriations and Domestic Employment

Authors:
Scott Dyreng, Duke University
Robert Hills, Duke University (presenting)

Discussant:
Kim Clausing, Reed College

Moderator:
Ed Maydew, University of North Carolina

4:15 – 4:35 pm Break
4:35 – 5:35 pm Keynote Address:
Jeff Jones, CEO, H&R Block
5:35 – 7:00 pm Reception – Dubose House
7:00 – 8:30 pm Dinner – Dubose House

Saturday, April 21st

Time Event
7:00 – 8:30 am Breakfast – DuBose House
8:30 – 9:50 am

Tax Efficiency

Authors:
Casey M. Schwab, Indiana University
Bridget M. Stomberg, Indiana University
Brian M. Williams, Indiana University (presenting)

Discussant:
Peter Demerjian, University of Washington

Moderator:
Jeff Hoopes, University of North Carolina

9:50 – 10:10 am Break
10:10 – 11:30 am

Heard it through the Grapevine: Direct and Network Effects of a Tax Enforcement Field Experiment

Authors:
William Boning, University of Michigan (presenting)
John Guyton, Internal Revenue Service
Ronald Hodge, Internal Revenue Service
Joel Slemrod, University of Michigan
Ugo Trolano, University of Michigan

Discussant:
Jenny Brown, Arizona State University

Moderator:
Ed Maydew, University of North Carolina

11:30 am Lunch – Dubose House
12:30 pm Transport to RDU