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Second Banco de España Annual Research Conference: Taxes and Transfers. (Jointly with IFS, London)

34 September 2018
Banco de España, Madrid

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On 3-4 September 2018, the Banco de España will be hosting its Second Annual Research Conference at its Madrid headquarters. This year the conference will be in conjunction with IFS, London, and the theme will be Taxes and Transfers.

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Presentations

3 September 2018
Welcome Remarks
09.30 - 09.45
Pablo Hernández de Cos (Governor of the Banco de España)
Session I
09.45 - 11.45
Chair: Richard Blundell (University College London, IFS)

Taxation and Innovation in the 20th Century
Stefanie Stantcheva (Harvard University)
Presentation File PDF: Opens in a new window (56 MB)
Discussant: Miguel Almunia (University of Warwick)
Discussion File PDF: Opens in a new window (509 KB)

Capitalists in the 21st century
Owen Zidar (Princeton University)
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Discussant: Claudio Michelacci (EIEF)
Discussion File PDF: Opens in a new window (1 MB)

Session II
12.15 - 13.15
Chair: Javier Pérez (Banco de España)

Inequality, Business Cycles and Fiscal-Monetary Policy
Mikhail Golosov (University of Chicago)
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Discussant: Morten Ravn (University College London)
Discussion File PDF: Opens in a new window (823 KB)

Session III
14.30 - 16.30
Chair: Monica Costa-Dias (IFS)

Mirrlees meets Diamond-Mirrlees: Simplifying Nonlinear Income Taxation
Florian Scheuer (University of Zurich)
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Discussant: Nicola Pavoni (Bocconi University)
Discussion File PDF: Opens in a new window (187 KB)

Taxation and the Extensive Margin of Labor Supply: The Effect of the EITC Reconsidered
Henrik Kleven (Princeton University)
Discussant: Dominik Sachs (University of Munich)

Session IV
17.00 - 18.00
Chair: José María Labeaga (UNED)

Tax design in the alcohol market
Rachel Griffith (University of Manchester, IFS)
Presentation File PDF: Opens in a new window (1 MB)
Discussant: Noriko Amano (Yale University)
Discussion File PDF: Opens in a new window (1 MB)

4 September 2018
Session V
09.00 - 11.00
Chair: Nezih Guner (CEMFI)

Deconstructing Idiosyncratic Income Risk
Kjetil Storesletten (University of Oslo)
Discussant: Manuel Arellano (CEMFI)
Discussion File PDF: Opens in a new window (149 KB)

Optimal Progressivity with Age-Dependent Taxation
Gianluca Violante (Princeton University)
Presentation File PDF: Opens in a new window (407 KB)
Discussant: Andrés Erosa (UC3M)
Discussion File PDF: Opens in a new window (413 KB)

Session VI
11.30 - 13.30
Chair: Olympia Bover (Banco de España)

Optimal Taxation in Occupational Choice Models: An Application to the Work Decisions of Couples
Guy Laroque (Sciences-Po)
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Discussant: Laurens Cherchye (KU Leuven University)
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Employment and Welfare Consequences of Short Time Work Programs
Camille Landais (London School of Economics)
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Discussant: Monica Costa-Dias (IFS)
Discussion File PDF: Opens in a new window (144 KB)

Session VII
14.30 - 15.30
Chair: Rachel Griffith (University of Manchester, IFS)

How Should Taxes be Designed to Encourage Entrepreneurship?
Roger Gordon (University of California San Diego)
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Discussant: David López (Banco de España)
Discussion File PDF: Opens in a new window (114 KB)

Panel and open discussion
16.00 - 18.00
Chair: Óscar Arce (Banco de España)

Richard Blundell (University College London, IFS)
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Roger Gordon (University of California San Diego)
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Vitor Gaspar (International Monetary Fund)
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Gaetan Nicodeme (European Commission)