Drexel / ESI Urban Economic Policy Conference on Tax Policy


ESI and Drexel School of Economics will have their 2nd annual joint conference on April 27th, 2016, discussing topics on urban tax policy. There will be two panel discussions over the course of the afternoon: (1) Topics in Tax Administration; and (2) Tax Policy and Economic Development.

Conference Agenda:

12:00 p.m. Registration and lunch

12:30 p.m. Keynote
Keynote speaker:
James R. Hines, PhD – L. Hart Wright Collegiate Professor of Law and Codirector of the Law

2:00 p.m. Panel discussion I: Topics in Tax Administration
Moderator: Mark Stehr, PhD – Associate Professor and Assistant Director, Drexel School of Economics
Marisa G. Waxman – Deputy Commissioner, Policy & Analysis, City of Philadelphia Department of Revenue
Michael Knoll, JD, PhD – Theordore K. Warner Professor of Law & Professor of Real Estate; Co-Director, Center for Tax Law and Policy; Deputy Dean, University of Pennsylvania Law School
David Marriman, PhD – Associate Director, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, The University of Illinois at Chicago

3:30 p.m. Panel discussion II: Tax Policy and Economic Development
Moderator: Stephen Mullin – President and Principal of Econsult Solutions, Inc.
Daphne Kenyon – Economist and Principal, D.A. Kenyon & Associates, and Visiting Fellow, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Paul Levy – President and CEO, Center City District
Matthew Knittel – Director, Independent Fiscal Office

5:00 p.m. Reception


Conference Info:

When: Wednesday, April 27, 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Gerri C. LeBow Hall, 3220 Market Street, Rm. 220 Grand Meeting Room (2nd floor)
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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REGISTER: click here


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