Tax Policy Colloquium

Tax Policy Colloquium

The Tax Policy Colloquium at LMU Loyola Law School in Los Angeles convenes the brightest minds in the subject area for regular discussions on emerging issues. Faculty members from other law schools are welcome. Sessions will be via Zoom and will run from 12-2 p.m. Pacific Time.  


2023 Schedule





Sept. 18



Rebecca Kysar

Fordham University School of Law


The Global Tax Deal and Its Implications 


John Vella 

University of Oxford, Faculty of Law and Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation


Oct. 2



Vijay Raghavan              

Brooklyn Law School

Luke Herrine

University of Alabama Law School


Reconsidering the Tax Treatment of COD Income  


Shu-Yi Oei

Duke University School of Law

Oct. 16



Neil Mehrotra

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis 

John Bistline
Electric Power Research Institute

Catherine Wolfram
MIT Energy Economics, Sloan School of Management


Economic Implications of the Climate Provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act 



Roberta Mann

University of Oregon School of Law 

Shi-Ling Hsu

Florida State University College of Law  


Oct. 23



Yariv Brauner

University of Florida, Levin College of Law



Taxing people, not Residents



Stephen Shay 

Boston College Law School

Oct. 30



Nick Chater

Warwick University Economics 

George Loewenstein
Carnegie Mellon Economics and Psychology



The i-Frame and the s-Frame: How Focusing on Individual-Level Solutions Has Led Behavioral Public Policy Astray 



Jacob Goldin

University of Chicago Law 

Lauren Willis 

LMU Loyola Law School

Nov. 6



Casey McQuillan
Princeton Economics

Amy Finkelstein
MIT Economics

Owen Zidar
Princeton Economics

Eric Zwick
University of Chicago Economics




The Health Wedge and Labor Market Inequality




Kathryn Edwards

Labor Economist and Policy Consultant

Amy Monahan

University of Minnesota Law 

Nov. 13

Cancelled due to conflicting engagements


Natasha Sarin

Yale Law School


The coming fiscal cliff:  A blueprint for tax reform in 2025


Bill Gale

Brookings Institution 


Nov. 20



John (Jake) Brooks

Fordham University School of Law 

David Gamage

Indiana University (Bloomington) Maurer School of Law


“From Whatever Source Derived”:    The Sixteenth Amendment and Congress’s Income Tax Power


Alice G. Abreu

Temple University Beasley School of Law

Ellen Aprill

LMU Loyola Law School

Nov. 27



Ariel Jurow Kleiman

LMU Loyola Law 

Shayak Sarkar

UC Davis School of Law 

Emily Satterthwaite

Georgetown University  Law Center



Towards an Understanding of Nannies' Tax Experiences and Preferences


Jonathan Harris

LMU Loyola Law School

Polly Bone

Attorney, Manager of Texas Taxpayer Assistance Project