This course will explore various tax policy issues. In past years, the issues we've explored have included the carbon tax, health care, social security, consumption tax, tax compliance, tax shelters and school financing. nSpecial Instructions: Grades will be based on either (A) class participation and memos responding to the discussion questions for any five of the sessions or (B) class participation and a research paper on a topic of your choosing (subject to our approval). Option A is Writing (W) credit and option B is Research (R) credit. After the term begins, students accepted into the course can transfer from section (01) into section (02), which meets the R requirement, with consent of the instructor.nElements used in grading: Class Participation, attendance and written assignments.nSee "Special Instructions" in course description above. Writing (W) credit is for 3Ls only.
Instructors for this courseJoseph Bankman
Daniel P. Kessler