College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Micro-Economic Policy Seminar (MEPS)

The Impact of Corporate Taxes on Firm Innovation

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Founder's Hall, #478

The Micro-Economic Policy Seminar (MEPS) is a weekly series of paper presentations on economic policy topics organized by the Center for Micro-Economic Policy Research (CMEPR). See details on the plans for this semester below.  All are welcome to attend and participate.


Other seminar schedules as well as links to the speakers’ websites and papers can be found on the CMEPR website (


Fall 2017 Seminars will be, unless otherwise indicated, every Tuesday at 11-12:15, in Founders Hall 478.


October 31: Jing Cai  (University of Maryland), “The Impact of Corporate Taxes on Firm Innovation: Evidence from Corporate Tax Collection Reform in China,” (with Yuyu Chen and Xuan Wang)

November 7: Robert Axtell (Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, George Mason University), “Dynamics of Firms from the Bottom Up: Data, Theories and Models” (Paper 1Paper 2)

November 14: Emin Dinlersoz (US Census Bureau), “Early-Stage Business Formation: An Analysis of Applications for Employer Identification Numbers”

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