SI 2022 Macro Public Finance

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

July 21, 2022

Charles Room A

Royal Sonesta Hotel, 40 Edwin H. Land Blvd., Cambridge, MA and

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, July 21
8:30 am
Coffee and pastries
Session 1: Tax Incidence and Tax Evasion
9:00 am
Ashley C. Craig, Australian National University
Joel Slemrod, University of Michigan and NBER

Tax Knowledge and Tax Manipulation: A Unifying Model
9:45 am
Yena Park, Seoul National University

Tax Incidence and Optimal Taxation with General Equilibrium Effects and Transition (slides)
10:30 am
Session 2: Optimal Taxation
11:00 am
Mikhail Golosov, University of Chicago and NBER
Ilia Krasikov, Higher School of Economics

Multidimensional Screening in Public Finance: The Optimal Taxation of Couples (slides)
11:45 am
Christian Hellwig, Toulouse School of Economics
Nicolas D. Werquin, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

A Fair Day's Pay for a Fair Day's Work: Optimal Tax Design as Redistributional Arbitrage (slides)
12:30 pm
Session 3: Wealth and Debt
1:30 pm
George J. Hall, Brandeis University
Jonathan Payne, Princeton University
Thomas J. Sargent, New York University and NBER
Balint Szoke, Federal Reserve Board

Costs of Financing US Federal Debt: 1791-1933
2:15 pm
Alexandre Gaillard, Toulouse School of Economics
Philipp Wangner, Toulouse School of Economics

Wealth, Returns, and Taxation: A Tale of Two Dependencies
3:00 pm
Session 4: Corporate and Business Taxation
3:30 pm
Sebastian Dyrda, University of Toronto
Joseph B. Steinberg, University of Toronto
Guangbin Hong, University of Toronto

A Macroeconomic Perspective on Taxing Multinational Enterprises (slides)
4:15 pm
Anmol Bhandari, University of Minnesota and NBER
Paolo Martellini, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ellen McGrattan, University of Minnesota and NBER

A Theory of Business Transfers (slides)
5:00 pm