Those unable to attend in person can stream the conference live on TPC's website, where the videos will also be stored for later viewing. No registration is necessary to participate online.
Economists have long understood that the tax system can have important effects on growth, and that connection has loomed even larger in light of the lethargic economic performance of recent years. Earlier this year, for example, Representative Dave Camp (R-MI) touted the economic benefits of his sweeping income tax reform plan that would reduce rates, greatly pare back tax subsidies, and maintain revenue- and distributional-neutrality. Some commentators were skeptical, however. Indeed, there is considerable debate about how the income tax system affects the economy, how large those effects are, and the potential for politically feasible tax reforms to significantly boost the economy.
*A light lunch will be provided at noon. The event will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m.
The Tax Policy Center is a joint venture of the Urban Institute and Brookings Institution. The Center is made up of nationally recognized experts in tax, budget, and social policy who have served at the highest levels of government. TPC provides timely, accessible analysis and facts about tax policy to policymakers, journalists, citizens, and researchers.
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