Seminar Series

Seminar Series: 2020-2021

Our TARC Seminar Series has continued since the move to online presentation due to restrictions imposed by COVID-19.

Please note varying times (GMT) due to differing time zones of speakers.

To attend any of our seminars, please register your interest here.

DateTimeSpeaker  Venue Title/Slides

5th May 2021


Jonathan Weigel - LSE. UK


Local Elites as State Capacity: How City Chiefs Use Local Information to Increase Tax Compliance in the D.R. Congo

14th April 2021


Joshua Blank - University of California, USA


Progressive Tax Procedure

10th March 2021


Annette Alstadsater - Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) Norway


Accounting for Business Income in Measuring Top Income Shares: Integrated Accrual Approach Using Individual and Firm Data from Norway

3rd March 2021


Christian Traxler - Hertie School, Germany


Salience, Incentives, and Timely Compliance: Evidence from Speeding Tickets

24th February 2021


Michael Overesch - University of Cologne, Germany


The relation between corporate social responsibility and profit shifting of multinational enterprises

3rd February 2021


Dominika Langenmayr - Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany


Escaping the Exchange of Information: Tax Evasion via Citizenship-by-Investment

20th January 2021


David Agrawal - University of Kentucky, USA


Wealth Tax and Mobility




18th November 2020


Andy Summers - LSE, UK


Administering a Wealth Tax in the UK

11 November 2020


─░rem Güçeri - Saïd Business School University of Oxford, UK


Investment Responses to Tax Policy under Uncertainty

4th November 2020


Wei Cui - University of British Columbia Allard School of Law, Canada


Audits, Negotiated Payments, and Optimal Tax Administration:
Evidence from China

29 July 2020


Svetlana Ledyaeva - Aalto University, Finland


Trade diversion effects of China's VAT export rebates

15      July  2020


Leslie Book and T.Keith Fogg - Villanova University, USA


Administrative burdens, sludge and individual taxpayer rights

1 July  2020

14:00 Brian Erard - B.Erard & Associates, Washington USA   Online You've Got Mail: The Specific Deterrence Implications of Increased Reliance on Correspondence Audits

17      June 2020

14:00 Elena Patel, Nathan Seegert - The University of Utah, Laura Konda - US Dept of the Treasury   Online General Business Credits; Estimating the Impact of a Regime Change in Mandatory Tax Disclosure

3        June 2020

14.00 Thiess Büttner - Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg   Online Cum-ex Tax Fraud
20      May 2020  14:00  Arun Advani - Warwick University   Zoom  Capital Gains and UK Inequality 
6        May 2020  14:00  Tommaso Reggiani - Cardiff University    Zoom Media Bias and Tax Compliance: Experimental Evidence
19    March 2020  12:30 Lotta Björklund Larsen (postponed)   XFI: A  Taxtech Imaginaries: Outsourcing Tax Audits by Introducing Digitized Information Chains at the Swedish Tax Agency

12    March 2020 

12:30  Daisy Ogembo (postponed)    XFI: 2  Taxation of Professionals in Africa: Are Professional Bodies and Regulators an Untapped Resource?
6 February 2020  12:30  Osita Mba    XFI: C  Cheating the Public Revenue: The Meaning of "Tax Evasion" and "Tax Avoidance" in Law
    PREVIOUS SEMINARS 2019      
14 November 2019  12:30 Miriam Koschate-Reis    XFI: A  IDSAI Politics & Policy/Who do We Think You Are? Detecting Entrepreneur and Libertarian Identities in Text
7 November 2019 12:30 Maryse Mayer   XFI: A Co-production of Expertise in Tax Planning Decisions: A Tax Partner's Perspective
31 October 2019  12:30 Mazhar Waseem    Building One: B   

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