Public Economics Program Meeting

Julie Berry Cullen, Manasi Deshpande, and Jacob Goldin, Organizers

April 1-2, 2021

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, April 1
Session: Research Using US Administrative Tax Data - Part 1
11:30 am
John Guyton, Internal Revenue Service
Patrick Langetieg, Internal Revenue Service
Daniel Reck, University of Maryland and NBER
Max Risch, Carnegie Mellon University
Gabriel Zucman, University of California, Berkeley and NBER

Tax Evasion at the Top of the Income Distribution: Theory and Evidence
12:05 pm
Joshua D. Gottlieb, University of Chicago and NBER
Maria Polyakova, Stanford University and NBER
Kevin Rinz, U.S. Census Bureau
Hugh Shiplett, University of New Brunswick
Victoria Udalova, U.S. Census Bureau

Who Values Human Capitalists’ Human Capital? Physician Earnings and Labor Supply
12:40 pm
Session: Research Using US Administrative Tax Data - Part 2
1:00 pm
Raj Chetty, Harvard University and NBER
John N. Friedman, Brown University and NBER
Michael Stepner, University of Toronto

Building an Infrastructure for Real-Time Policy Analysis using Administrative Data: A Case Study of the Impacts of Stimulus Checks in the COVID-19 Crisis
1:25 pm
Elena C. Derby, The Joint Committee on Taxation

Does Growing Up in Tax-subsidized Housing Lead to Higher Earnings and Educational Attainment?
1:50 pm
Christine L. Dobridge, Federal Reserve Board
Rebecca Lester, Stanford University
Andrew Whitten, Department of the Treasury

IPOs and Corporate Tax Planning
2:15 pm
Session: Research Using Other Administrative Tax Data
2:45 pm
Thiago Scot, Development Impact Evaluation (DIME), World Bank
Felipe Lobel, University of California, Berkeley
Pedro Zúniga, Servicio de Administracion de Rentas

Corporate Taxation and Evasion Responses: Evidence from a Minimum Tax in Honduras
3:20 pm
Adam M. Lavecchia, McMaster University
Alisa Tazhitdinova, University of California, Santa Barbara and NBER

Permanent and Transitory Responses to Capital Gains Taxes: Evidence from a Lifetime Exemption in Canada
3:55 pm
Friday, April 2
11:30 am
Joseph S. Shapiro, University of California, Berkeley and NBER
Reed Walker, University of California, Berkeley and NBER

Is Air Pollution Regulation Too Stringent?
12:05 pm
Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato, Stanford University and NBER
Daniel Xu, Duke University and NBER
Zhao Chen, Fudan University
Zhikuo Liu, Fudan University
Qiaoyi Chen, Fudan University

Regulating Conglomerates: Evidence from an Energy Conservation Program in China
12:40 pm
1:10 pm
Neil Thakral, Brown University
Linh T. Tô, Boston University

Anticipation and Consumption
1:45 pm
Lee Lockwood, University of Virginia and NBER

Anti Insurance: Health Insurance Worsens Risk Exposure
2:20 pm
2:40 pm
Abhijit Banerjee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Rema Hanna, Harvard University and NBER
Benjamin A. Olken, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Elan Satriawan, Department of Economics, Universitas Gadjah Mada
Sudarno Sumarto, TNP2K

Food vs. Food Stamps: Evidence from an At-Scale Experiment in Indonesia
3:15 pm