Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie-Rochester-NYU Conference

NOVEMBER 9-10, 2018


"Tax Reform: Implications for Growth, Inequality, and Welfare"

Program (Download pdf)

Thursday, November 8, 2018
8 to 10 p.m. Welcome Reception - Hotel Indigo Pittsburgh East Liberty
Friday, November 9, 2018
8:15 a.m. Transportation from Hotel Indigo Pittsburgh East Liberty to the Tepper School of Business
8:30 - 9 a.m. Buffet Breakfast
9 a.m. Conference Session 1
Chair:
Ali Shourideh
  • The Impact of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act on the Spatial Distribution of High Productivity Households
    Authors: Daniele Coen-Pirani and Holger Sieg
    Discussant: Rebecca Lessem
  • State Level Implications of Federal Tax Policies
    Authors: Chang Liu and Noah Williams
    Discussant: Karel Mertens
Noon Lunch
1:30 p.m. Conference Session 2
Chair:
Christopher Sleet
  • Loss-Offset Provisions in the Corporate Tax Code and the Misallocation of Capital
    Authors: Baris Kaymak and Immo Schott
    Discussant: Venky Venkateswaran
  • Heads I Win, Tails You Loose: Asymmetric Taxes, Risk Taking and Innovation
    Author: James Albertus, Brent Glover, Oliver Levine
    Discussant: Eva Carceles
5 p.m. Transportation from Tepper School of Business to Hotel Indigo Pittsburgh East Liberty
6:15 p.m. Transportation from Hotel Indigo Pittsburgh East Liberty to SOBA
6:30 to 9 p.m. SOBA
Cocktails: 6:30 to 7 p.m.
Dinner: 7 to 9 p.m.
Saturday, November 10, 2018
8 a.m. Transportation from Hotel Indigo Pittsburgh East Liberty to Tepper School of Business
8:15 a.m. Buffet Breakfast
8:45 a.m. Conference Session 3
Chair:
Laurence Ales
  • Reviving American Entrepreneurship? Tax Reform and Business Dynamism
    Authors: Petr Sedlacek and Vincent Sterk
    Discussant: Gian Luca Clementi
  • Taxation and the Life-Cycle of Firms
    Authors: Andres Erosa and Beatrix Gonzalez
    Discussant: Sebastian Dyrda
11:45 a.m. Conference Adjourns
Noon Box lunches will be available