News and events in CETAG

Launch Event

On the 16 June 2015 we launched the CETAG in a one-day conference that joined together academics of various areas to discuss the “The evolving nature of tax policy”. This event  also featured a roundtable discussion session between practioners and leading academics in the tax research. Our keynote speaker, Professor Sven Steinmo (European University Institute),  delivered a lecture titled “Willing to pay? Considering different cultures of compliance."

Second Conference

On the 10 March 2016, the Centre for Tax Governance hosted its second conference entitled ‘Taxation as a social and political institution’ which included the presentation of world – leading academics in the area of tax politics and governance. Professor Anthony Infanti (University of Pittsburgh) delivered a presentation on tax and politics in the US; Dr Lisa Marriott examined inequality and taxes in New Zealand;  Professor Lynne Oats delivered a presentation entitled "‘Cosy deals’, social media and tax morale". Finally, Professor Rebecca Boden examined the effects of taxing education.

Third Conference

On the 31 January 2017, the Centre for Tax Governance hosted its third conference entitled ‘Taxation: with or without borders’ which included the presentations by world – leading academics in the area of tax law, tax politics and governance. Professor Miranda Stewart (University of Melbourne and the Australian National University) delivered a presentation on Transnational  Tax Law and the future of the tax state; Prof Marco Greggi of the University of Ferrara, Italy delivered a presentation on Cuius Regio, Eius Tributum [Whose Realm, His Tax]. Redesigning Borders and the Power to Tax in a Modern Europe; Dr Laura Seelkopf from the European University Institute, Italy delivered a presentation on Tax competition; Dr Rodrigo Ormeno from the University of Chile on Organisational change for transfer pricing implementation and other presentations by leading UK scholars Dr Luca Cerioni (University of Edinburgh), Dr Bernard Schneider (Queens Mary University, London) and Eduardo Baistrocchi (LSE).