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Thomas Piketty’s Book Release: Capital in the Twenty-First Century 4/15/14 12PM - 1:30PM

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The growth of income and wealth inequality has enormous economic and political consequences, both in the United States and around the...

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Affordable Care Act and Nonprofits 4/7/14 9:30AM - 3:30PM

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Emerging Issues in Philanthropy Seminar Series A Joint Project of the Urban Institute's Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy and Harvard...

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The Politics of Tax Reform: How Do We Get There from Here? 3/31/14 12PM - 1:30PM

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Everyone agrees that the tax code is a mess. So why is tax reform so hard? What could lawmakers do to build broad public support for an...

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DC Tax Reform: The Path to Fairness and Competitiveness in Local Taxes 3/24/14 12PM - 1:30PM

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Last month, the DC Tax Revision Commission unanimously approved a package of reforms for DC’s tax code. The measures are designed to...

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50 Years into LBJ’s "War on Poverty": What’s the Role for Tax Policy? 1/24/14 9AM - 1:30PM

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50 Years into LBJ’s "War on Poverty": What’s the Role for Tax Policy? In his January, 1964 State of the Union address, President Lyndon...

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Maximizing Enrollment Under the ACA: Lessons from the States 12/17/13 12:30PM - 2PM

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  Maximizing Enrollment Under the ACA: Lessons from the States As January 1, 2014 approaches, policymakers and the public are...

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Finance Committee Discussion Draft on International Business Tax Reform: A New Direction Forward? 12/16/13 9AM - 10:30AM

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Finance Committee Discussion Draft on International Business Tax Reform:  A New Direction Forward?  Last month, the Senate Finance...

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The $137 Billion Connection: Nonprofit-Government Contracts and Grants 12/5/13 11:30AM - 1:30PM

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The $137 Billion Connection:Nonprofit-Government Contracts and GrantsRelease of Nonprofit-Government Contracts and Grants: Findings of the...

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Data, Demand, and Demographics: A Symposium on Housing Finance 11/20/13 8AM - 3:30PM

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Data, Demand, and Demographics: A Symposium on Housing Finance The Urban Institute and CoreLogic are pleased to invite you to a symposium...

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Youth Count! Process Study Release 7/30/13 10AM - 11:30AM

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Homelessness among unaccompanied youth is a hidden problem: the number of young people who experience homelessness each year is largely...

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Transforming States’ Health and Human Services Programs While Implementing the ACA 6/24/13 12PM - 1:30PM

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Public programs offering health insurance, nutrition assistance, and child care subsidies can help many low-income working families make...

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Social Security Disability Insurance: Challenges and Opportunities 6/21/13 9:30AM - 11AM

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Russell Senate Office Building, Room 385 Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE  Washington, DC 20002 Panelists: Moderator:   Howard...

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Tax Administration at the Centennial: An IRS-TPC Research Conference 6/20/13 9AM - 5PM

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The IRS is pleased to announce that it will co-host a one-day research conference in June with the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center (TPC)...

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Opportunity in Times of Austerity: Collaboration Between Housing Nonprofits and Local Government 6/3/13 12PM - 1:30PM

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Opportunity in Times of Austerity: Collaboration Between Housing Nonprofits and Local Government Monday, June 3, 2013 • 12:00 - 1:30...

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Assessing Budget Transparency in Subnational Governments: Findings from Brazil, Indonesia, and Tanzania 5/9/13 12PM - 1:30PM

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The Urban Institute Center on International Development and Governance (IDG) and the International Budget Partnership (IBP) cordially...

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Charity and Government: Tax Reform and Beyond 4/15/13 9:30AM - 1:30PM

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Charity and Government: Tax Reform and BeyondConference Agenda   9:30am-10:40am - Session OneAs an Independent Sector, Is Charity a...

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The Post-2015 Global Development Agenda: Addressing Inequalities and Fostering Inclusive Growth 4/8/13 12PM - 1:30PM

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What will replace the Millennium Development Goals after their 2015 deadline? Growing global inequality has been highlighted as a key...

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The Economic Effects of Corporate Rate Reductions 3/29/13 8:30AM - 11AM

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An often mentioned element in discussions of changes to federal tax policy is that corporate tax rates will be substantially reduced, with...

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With Charity for All: Are Nonprofits Delivering on their Promises? 3/26/13 9AM - 10:30AM

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With Charity for All:  Are Nonprofits Delivering on their Promises?  Panelists: Elizabeth T. Boris, director, Center on Nonprofits and...

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Putting Homicide Rates in Their Place 3/5/13 12PM - 1:30PM

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Panelists: Cathy Lanier, chief of police, Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, D.C.  James Lynch, professor and chair,...

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States in Flux: State Tax Reform, the ACA, and Sequestration 3/4/13 12PM - 1:30PM

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State governments face extraordinary challenges in coming years. Tepid recovery from the Great Recession has limited the ability of state...

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The Charitable Deduction: A View from the Other Side of the Cliff 2/28/13 12PM - 2:30PM

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As the vehicle of state leaned over one fiscal cliff, Congress pulled it back but kept the motor running. In this session, we will examine...

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What Went Wrong In Washington? Where Do We Go From Here? 2/19/13 12PM - 1:30PM

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Among the most powerful forces shaping our recent history are the decline of America’s middle class and the near-collapse of American...

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Happy Anniversary? 100 Years of the Federal Income Tax 2/5/13 12PM - 1:30PM

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Panelists: Nina Olson, national taxpayer advocate, Internal Revenue Service Eugene Steuerle, Institute fellow, Urban Institute; author,...

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Fiscal Cliffhanger: Playing Chicken at the Policy Precipice? 1/8/13 12PM - 1:30PM

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Panelists: Donald Marron, director, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center; former acting director, Congressional Budget Office; former...

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Helping Depressed Low-Income Mothers Give Their Young Children a Good Start 12/13/12 9AM - 10:30AM

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Panelists Olivia Golden, Institute fellow, Urban Institute (moderator) Larke Huang, senior adviser, Office of Policy Planning and...

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December Dilemma: Why Give? How Important Is Individual Giving? 12/4/12 12PM - 1:30PM

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Panelists: Elizabeth Boris, director, Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy, Urban Institute (moderator) Robert Grimm, director, Center...

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FHA Retrospective: An Agency’s Evolving Role in an Uncertain Housing Climate 11/8/12 10AM - 11:30AM

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Speakers: Carol Galante, acting Federal Housing Administration commissioner and assistant secretary for housing, U.S. Department of...

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Red Ink and Bad Blood: What Do Federal Budget Politics Mean for the Next President and You? 10/22/12 9AM - 10:30AM

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Fiscal cliff. Taxmaggedon. Debt default. The Great Recession. Political gridlock. Sequestration. The making -- or unmaking -- of the...

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Danger Ahead? Taxes and the Fiscal Cliff 10/2/12 12PM - 1:30PM

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Panelists: Howard Gleckman, resident fellow, Urban Institute; editor, Tax Policy Center’s TaxVox blog (moderator) Robert Greenstein,...

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