Tax Policy Colloquium

Loyola Tax Policy Colloquium

Except as noted, Loyola Law School's Tax Policy Colloquium meets on Mondays during the Fall semester from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. in Room G-202 (Girardi Advocacy Center, second floor, Courtroom of the '90s). Faculty members from other law schools are welcome. Lunch is provided. RSVP to Bridget Klink at 213.736.1407 or

Fall 2019 Schedule





September 16

Tracy Gordon

Urban Institute

Fiscal Democracy in the States: How Much of Spending is on Auto-Pilot?



September 23

Michelle Layser

The University of Illinois

Digital Services Tax: A Crossborder Variation of Consumption Tax Debate


October 7

Founders Hall 236

Christine Kim

The University of Utah

More Than Jobs: Evaluating Place-Based Investment Tax Incentives


October 14

Edward Fox

University of Michigan

The Uneasy Case for Higher Business Taxes


October 21

Clint Wallace

University of South Carolina

Democracy-Enhancing Tax Policy


October 28

Sam Brunson

Loyola University Chicago

Paying for Gun Violence



November 4

Kathleen Thomas

University of North Carolina

Taxing Nudges


November 11

Andrew Hayashi

University of Virginia

Bullion in the Sky: State and Local Taxation of Foreign Investment in Real Property


November 18

Joshua Blank

UC Irvine

Progressive Tax Procedure