Past events

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16
Jul
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Optimal deductibility - evidence from a bunching decomposition

Assistant Professor Steven Hamilton, The George Washington University, DC

In this seminar, Assistant Professor Steven Hamilton will define a new tax instrument, the ‘deductibility rate’, which specifies the proportion of eligible expenses a taxpayer may deduct when preparing taxes.

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11
Jun
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Taxational resource curse: Evidence from China

Assistant Professor Shawn Chen, Business School, University of Western Australia

This seminar will study tax enforcement in a two-sector economy and focus on cross-sector effect of sectoral shocks.

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14
May
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

The effect of tax price on donations

Ross Hickey, Senior Research Fellow, University of Melbourne

Join Ross as he explains the large administrative dataset from Canada to estimate the tax price elasticity of donations.

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30
Apr
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Money in retirement: do we have enough?

Brendan Coates, Grattan Institute

The conventional wisdom is that Australians don’t save enough for retirement. But Grattan Institute’s recent report, Money in Retirement, shows this belief is mistaken.

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19
Mar
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Public Seminar

STEM careers and technological change

Professor David Deming, Harvard Kennedy School

Science,Technology, Engineering, and Math(STEM) jobs are a key contributor to economic growth and national competitiveness.

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18
Mar
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Public Lecture

What does education do?

Professor David Deming, Harvard Kennedy School

The benefits of investment in education is one of the most robust findings in social science.

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26
Feb
2019
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Taxing the return to savings: how does the Australian tax system compare with 'best practice'?

Dr Peter Varela

This paper identifies best practice approaches to taxing savings.

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13
Nov
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Public Lecture

Building a better feedback loop

Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP, Federal Member for Fenner, Shadow Assistant Treasurer

Join Hon Andrew Leigh as he discusses the importance of raising the evidence bar.

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25
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Public Lecture

Argentine economy in the long run and the formation of federal finances

Dr Miguel Angel Asensio

The Argentine economy deserves considerable attention from a historical perspective.

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09
Oct
2018
Crawford School of Public Policy | Tax and Transfer Policy Institute | Seminar

Does payroll tax affect firm behaviour?

Mr Ben Ralston, The Treasury

Payroll tax has been frequently singled out as having an adverse effect on businesses and the economy in general.

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