111th Annual Conference on Taxation

November 15-17, 2018 | Sheraton New Orleans Hotel | New Orleans, Louisiana



Conference Chair

Rosanne Altshuler, President, National Tax Association

Program Chairs
Michael Lovenheim, Cornell University
Kevin Markle, The University of Iowa

The 111th Annual Conference on Taxation will cover a broad range of topics including, but not limited to, taxation and tax policies; expenditure policies; government budgeting; intergovernmental fiscal relations; and subnational, national, and international public finance. The conference will focus, as always, on policy-relevant research bearing on taxation and government spending.

The program committee is currently reviewing submissions from our general Call for Papers that closed on June 8. Decisions will be announced in late July.

You are invited to volunteer to be a discussant or a session chair. Decisions will be made at a later date. Click here to volunteer.

We continue to accept submissions for the NTA Graduate Student Research Forum. The Graduate Student Research Forum is a poster session that allows students to present their research one-on-one and in a small group setting. The deadline for poster submissions is August 31.  To submit, click here.

We are pleased to announce the NTA keynote speakers: Hilary Hoynes and Michael Devereux. Hilary Hoynes is a Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of California Berkeley and holds the Haas Distinguished Chair in Economic Disparities. Michael Devereux is the Director of the Oxford University Center for Business Taxation and a Professor of Business Taxation at the Saïd Business School of the University of Oxford.

Also on the agenda: a plenary session panel discussion on fiscal policy after the midterm elections with distinguished panelists including Michael Graetz (former Assistant to the Secretary, Special Counsel, and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy at the U.S. Department of Treasury and Columbia Alumni Professor of Tax Law, Columbia Law School), James R. Hines Jr. (L. Hart Wright Collegiate Professor of Law and Richard A. Musgrave Collegiate Professor of Economics, University of Michigan), Mark Prater (former Chief Tax Counsel and Deputy Staff Director, Senate Finance Committee and Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers), Kim Rueben (Senior Fellow and Project Director, State and Local Finance Initiative, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center), and Betsey Stevenson (former Member of the White House Council of Economic Advisers and Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of Labor, and Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy, University of Michigan). The conference ends with a continuing education session on a topic to be announced later this summer. Stay tuned!

Please direct any questions to the program chairs at nta.nola18@gmail.com.

Registration for the Annual Conference will be available in mid to late August 2018. In the meantime, check out things to do in New Orleans and Laissez les bons temps rouler! See you in NOLA!