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Tax Policy Conference 2018: Who cares about tax theory, and why?

Friday 20 April 2018

Yusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ’s College

9.15-9.40am: Registration and tea/coffee

9.40-9.50am: Opening comments: Bill Dodwell (CIOT), Dominic de Cogan (Cambridge)

9.50-10.25am: Adrian Sawyer (Canterbury, NZ), ‘The place of tax disciplines within academia: reflections from down under’

10.25-11am: Paul Morton and Peter Allen (OTS), ‘Who cares about tax theory, and why?’

11-11.35am: Shu-chien Chen (Amsterdam), ‘Neutrality as tax justice’

11.35-11.50am: Tea/coffee break

11.50-12.25pm: David Massey (UCLan), ‘Fiscal tribology’

12.25-1.00pm: John d’Attoma and Lynne Oats (Exeter), ‘The power of history, ideas, and interests for tax reform’

1.00-2.00pm: Lunch

2.00-2.35pm: Emmanuel Voyiakis (LSE), ‘Tax as rent’

2.35-3.10pm: Ross Neill (Cambridge, Slaughter & May), ‘Retroactive tax legislation’

3.10-3.45pm: Victor Baker (HMRC), ‘Tax theory and the policy-making process: then and now’.

3.45-4.00pm: Closing discussion

4.00pm: Drinks (funded by Miller Partnership)