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Seminar Series: 2021-2022

Our TARC Seminar Series has continued since the move to online presentation due to restrictions imposed by COVID-19.  

Please note varying times (GMT/BST) due to differing time zones of speakers.  Where not currently shown, full details will be provided once finalised.

To attend any of our seminars, please register your interest here.

DateTimeSpeaker Venue Title/Slides
23rd May 2022  15:00  Elena Patel - University of Utah Online  Medicaid-ing Uninsurance? Reducing the Duration of Uninsurance Spells
18th May 2022  14.00 Lucie Gadenne - University of Warwick
Online  Tbc
13th April 2022  14.00  Alex Rees-Jones - Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania  Online  Experience of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Support for Safety-Net Expansion
30th March 2022 14.00  João Pereira dos Santos - Nova School of Business and Economics Online  Not so Sweet: The Impact of the Portuguese Soda Tax on Producers
16th March 2022 14.00  Anne Brockmeyer - Institute for Fiscal Studies, University College London, World Bank Online  Tax Audits under Weak Fiscal Capacity: Experimental Evidence from Senegal
2nd March 2022 14.00  Irem Guceri - Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation Online  Investing in Tax Avoidance
16th February 2022 14.00 Daniel Reck - London School of Economics (LSE) Online  Tax Evasion at the Top of the Income Distribution: Theory and Evidence 
2nd February 2022 14.00 Dena Lomonosov - University of Michigan Online The Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Residential Housing Markets: Evidence from New Jersey
19th January 2022 14.00

Adhikari Bibek - Illinois State University

Online Corporate Taxpayer Responses to Size-Based Enforcement and Disclosure Thresholds
15th December 2021 14.00

Nadine Riedel - University of Münster

Online Tax Enforcement Spillovers - Evidence from South Africa

8th December 2021


Zareh Asatryan - ZEW Mannheim

Recording here

Nudging for Tax Compliance: A Meta-Analysis
24th November 2021 14.00

Jawad Shah - Oxford University Centre of Business Taxation

Recording here Detection Without Deterrence Long-Run Effects of Tax Audit on Firm Behavior
10th November 2021 14.00

Eva Eberhartinger - Vienna University of Economics and Business


Are Risk-Based Tax Audit Strategies Rewarded? An Analysis of Corporate Tax Avoidance
3rd November 2021 14.00

Gabriel Tourek - University of Pittsburgh


Optimal Assignment of Bureaucrats: Evidence from Randomly Assigned Tax Collectors in the DRC
20th October 2021 15:00

Katarzyna Bilicka - Utah State University

Online Measuring Firm Activity From Outer Space
6th October 2021 14.00

Panayiotis Nicolaides - EU Tax Observatory

Recording here

Taxpayer Responses to Third Party Reporting: ‌Evidence from Greece's Electronic Consumption Tax Discount.

5th May 2021


Jonathan Weigel - LSE. UK


Local Elites as State Capacity: How City Chiefs Use Local Information to Increase Tax Compliance in the D.R. Congo

14th April 2021


Joshua Blank - University of California, USA


Progressive Tax Procedure

10th March 2021


Annette Alstadsater - Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) Norway


Accounting for Business Income in Measuring Top Income Shares: Integrated Accrual Approach Using Individual and Firm Data from Norway

3rd March 2021


Christian Traxler - Hertie School, Germany


Salience, Incentives, and Timely Compliance: Evidence from Speeding Tickets

24th February 2021


Michael Overesch - University of Cologne, Germany


The relation between corporate social responsibility and profit shifting of multinational enterprises

3rd February 2021


Dominika Langenmayr - Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany


Escaping the Exchange of Information: Tax Evasion via Citizenship-by-Investment

20th January 2021


David Agrawal - University of Kentucky, USA


Wealth Tax and Mobility

18th November 2020


Andy Summers - LSE, UK


Administering a Wealth Tax in the UK

11 November 2020


─░rem Güçeri - Saïd Business School University of Oxford, UK


Investment Responses to Tax Policy under Uncertainty

4th November 2020


Wei Cui - University of British Columbia Allard School of Law, Canada


Audits, Negotiated Payments, and Optimal Tax Administration:
Evidence from China




29 July 2020


Svetlana Ledyaeva - Aalto University, Finland


Trade diversion effects of China's VAT export rebates

15th July 2020


Leslie Book and T.Keith Fogg - Villanova University, USA


Administrative burdens, sludge and individual taxpayer rights

1st July 2020

14:00 Brian Erard - B.Erard & Associates, Washington USA Online You've Got Mail: The Specific Deterrence Implications of Increased Reliance on Correspondence Audits

17th June 2020

14:00 Elena Patel, Nathan Seegert - The University of Utah, Laura Konda - US Dept of the Treasury Online General Business Credits; Estimating the Impact of a Regime Change in Mandatory Tax Disclosure

3rd June 2020

14.00 Thiess Büttner - Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg Online Cum-ex Tax Fraud
20th May 2020  14:00  Arun Advani - Warwick University Zoom  Capital Gains and UK Inequality 
6th May 2020  14:00  Tommaso Reggiani - Cardiff University  Zoom Media Bias and Tax Compliance: Experimental Evidence
19th March 2020  12:30 Lotta Björklund Larsen (postponed) XFI: A  Taxtech Imaginaries: Outsourcing Tax Audits by Introducing Digitized Information Chains at the Swedish Tax Agency

12th March 2020 

12:30  Daisy Ogembo (postponed)  XFI: 2  Taxation of Professionals in Africa: Are Professional Bodies and Regulators an Untapped Resource?
6th February 2020  12:30  Osita Mba  XFI: C  Cheating the Public Revenue: The Meaning of "Tax Evasion" and "Tax Avoidance" in Law
14th November 2019  12:30 Miriam Koschate-Reis  XFI: A  IDSAI Politics & Policy/Who do We Think You Are? Detecting Entrepreneur and Libertarian Identities in Text
7th November 2019 12:30 Maryse Mayer XFI: A Co-production of Expertise in Tax Planning Decisions: A Tax Partner's Perspective
31st October 2019  12:30 Mazhar Waseem  Building One: B .  

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