James Alm is a Professor of Economics in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University, USA. Alm's most recent research areas include tax compliance and tax evasion, the marriage tax, tax and expenditure limitations, tax amnesties, taxpayer responses to tax reforms, enterprise zones, the determinants of state economic growth, and corruption. He also has worked extensively on fiscal and decentralization reforms in numerous countries, including Bangladesh, Jamaica, Grenada, Indonesia, Turkey, Hungary, China, Egypt, the Philippines, Russia, Uganda, Nigeria, India, Colombia, Nepal, Ukraine, Pakistan and South Africa.
Alm is Editor of Public Finance Review and Associate Editor of Review of Economics of the Household. He also has served on the editorial board of Economic Inquiry, Public Finance Review and the National Tax Journal and on the Executive Committee of the National Tax Association. His work has been published in The American Economic Review, Southern Economic Journal, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Urban Economics, Journal of Development Economics, , National Tax Journal and Public Finance Review.
Where: Level 5, The Treasury, 1 The Terrace
When: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Tuesday 29 June 2010
RSVP: Lyn Crossley by Friday 25 June 2010.