SI 2021 Macro Public Finance

Dirk Krueger, Aleh Tsyvinski, Florian Scheuer, and Stefanie Stantcheva, Organizers

July 22, 2021

on Zoom.us

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, July 22
10:00 am
Session 1
Jan Eeckhout, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Chunyang Fu, UCAS
Wenjian Li, Zhejiang University
Xi Weng, Peking University

Optimal Taxation and Market Power (slides)
Narayana R. Kocherlakota, University of Rochester and NBER

Public Debt Bubbles in Heterogeneous Agent Models with Tail Risk (slides)
11:30 am
Break
11:45 am
Session 2
Fatih Guvenen, University of Minnesota and NBER
Gueorgui Kambourov, University of Toronto
Burhanettin Kuruscu, University of Toronto
Sergio Ocampo-Diaz, Western University, Canada

Efficiency Gains from Wealth Taxation: A Theoretical Analysis (slides)
Antoine Ferey, University of Munich and CESifo
Benjamin Lockwood, University of Pennsylvania and NBER
Dmitry Taubinsky, University of California, Berkeley and NBER

Sufficient Statistics for Nonlinear Tax Systems with Preference Heterogeneity (slides)
1:15 pm
Break
1:45 pm
Session 3
Axelle Ferriere, Paris School of Economics
Philipp Gruebener, Goethe University Frankfurt
Gaston Navarro, Federal Reserve Board
Oliko Vardishvili, Yale University

Larger Transfers Financed with More Progressive Taxes? On the Optimal Design of Taxes and Transfers (slides)
Johannes Fleck, European University Institute
Jonathan Heathcote, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Kjetil Storesletten, University of Minnesota
Giovanni L. Violante, Princeton University and NBER

Federal, State and Local Tax Progressivity (slides)
3:15 pm
Adjourn