Distinguished Lecture with Daniel N. Shaviro: Tax Policy and Income Inequality

September 19, 2016 | 12:10 pm - 1:30 pm | The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Drinko 246

The Distinguished Lecture will be presented by Daniel N. Shaviro, Wayne Perry Professor of Taxation at New York University School of Law. Shaviro will discuss the role of the tax system in wealth and income inequality.

Shaviro is among the nation’s leading legal scholars on tax policy, Daniel Shaviro is a graduate of Princeton University and Yale Law School. Before entering law teaching, he spent three years in private practice at Caplin & Drysdale, a leading tax specialty firm, and three years as Legislation Attorney at the Joint Congressional Committee on Taxation, where he worked extensively on the Tax Reform Act of 1986. In 1987, Shaviro began his teaching career at the University of Chicago Law School, and he joined the New York University School of Law in 1995.

Shaviro’s scholarly work examines tax policy, budget policy, and entitlements issues. Books he has published include Decoding the U.S. Corporate Tax (2009), Taxes, Spending, and the U.S. Government’s March Towards Bankruptcy (2007), Who Should Pay for Medicare? (2004), Making Sense of Social Security Reform (2000), When Rules Change: An Economic and Political Analysis of Transition Relief and Retroactivity (2000), and Do Deficits Matter? (1997). He has also published a novel, Getting It (2010).

At NYU School of Law Shaviro teaches various tax courses, including a scholarly colloquium on tax policy and public finance.

Registration is closed — you may attend but lunch is limited to registrants only.