Time to get serious about taxing global capital

Caroline Atkinson (RockCreek; PIIE Executive Committee), Kimberly Clausing (UCLA School of Law) and Jason Furman (PIIE)

Details

January 12, 2021 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM EST
Virtual Event

Event Summary

Tax competition across countries has allowed large corporations to play jurisdictions off against each other, minimizing global taxation of capital and exacerbating concerns about inequality. Has the political landscape shifted enough to make global agreement on real policy change possible? What tax reforms would be needed in the United States and elsewhere?

Joining this episode of Global Connections were:

HOST

Caroline Atkinson
Senior Advisor, RockCreek and PIIE Executive Committee member

GUESTS

Kimberly Clausing
Professor of Tax Law and Policy at UCLA School of Law

Jason Furman
Professor of Practice, Harvard University and Nonresident Senior Fellow, PIIE

ABOUT THIS SERIES

Join the conversation with the world's leading economic policymakers, business leaders, and experts as they discuss the challenges facing the global economic system. Caroline Atkinson, former White House deputy national security adviser and former head of global policy for Google, hosts this monthly virtual discussion series.