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Oct 28

Knoxville Economics Forum: “The Business Tax Reform Debate: The 2016 Election and Beyond”

October 28, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am


“The Business Tax Reform Debate: The 2016 Election and Beyond”
Economist Alan Viard, October 28th, 2016

The Knoxville Economics Forum is pleased to welcome American Enterprise Institute (AEI) economist Alan Viard to the podium for a discussion of business tax reform and the 2016 election. Mr. Viard is a resident scholar at the AEI, focusing on federal tax and budget policy. He is the author of “Progressive Consumption Taxation: The X Tax Revisited” and “The Real Tax Burden: Beyond Dollars and Cents”, and his work has been featured in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Bloomberg, NPR’s Planet Money, and The Hill. Prior to joining AEI, Mr. Viard worked for both the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and the Ohio State University. Mr. Viard has previously served as a visiting scholar at the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Tax Analysis, a senior economist at the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers, and a staff economist at the Joint Committee on Taxation of the US Congress. Viard received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University and a B.A. in economics from Yale University.

Please join us in welcoming Mr. Viard to the Forum on Friday, October 28th at Club LeConte, atop the First Tennessee Building, 800 South Gay Street.

Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by the program at 8:00. The cost of attendance is $20, payable on the day of the event (cash or check only). To make a reservation, click here and fill out the form. A reservation email will be sent to you two weeks prior to the event. 

The Knoxville Economics Forum, established in 2010, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the open discussion of economic policy issues. Learn more


October 28, 2016
7:30 am - 9:00 am
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