On November 14 and 15, 1997, the NBER held a "Conference on International Taxation" in Cambridge. The conference papers report the results of research developed as part of the larger NBER project on International Capital Flows sponsored by the Center for International Political Economy. Organized by James R. Hines, Jr. of NBER and the University of Michigan, the two-day gathering included the following presentations:
Rosanne Altshuler, NBER and Rutgers University; and Harry Grubert and T. Scott Newlon, U.S. Department of the Treasury, "Has U.S. Investment Abroad Become More Sensitive to Tax Rates?"
Discussant: Jack Mintz, University of Toronto
Deborah L. Swenson, NBER and University of California, Davis, "Transaction Type and the Effect of Taxes on the Distribution of Foreign Direct Investment in the U.S."
Discussant: William Randoph, U.S. Department of the Treasury Julie Collins, Douglas Shackelford, and John R.M. Hand, University of North Carolina, "Valuing Deferral: The Effect of Permanently Reinvested Foreign Earnings on Stock Prices"
Discussant: Kevin A. Hassett, American Enterprise Institute
James R. Hines, Jr., and Adam B. Jaffe, NBER and Brandeis University, "International Taxation and the Location of Inventive Activity"
Discussant: Austan Goolsbee, NBER and University of Chicago
Jason Cummins, New York University, "Taxation and the Growth of U.S. Multinational Corporations"
Discussant: Samuel S. Kortum, NBER and Boston University
Shang-Jin Wei, NBER and Harvard University, "Irritants to International Direct Investment"
Discussant: Bernard Yeung, University of Michigan
Kimberly Clausing, Reed College, "The Impact of Transfer Pricing on Intrafirm Trade"
Discussant: Deen Kelmsley, Columbia …
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Publication information: Article title: International Taxation. Contributors: Not available. Journal title: NBER Reporter. Publication date: Spring 1998. Page number: 25+. © 1999 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. COPYRIGHT 1998 Gale Group.
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