The President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform will hold its fourth meeting on Wednesday, March 16, at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business Gleacher Center. Witnesses will provide perspectives on the impact of the tax laws on important taxpayer decisions and how the tax system treats investment alternatives. Panel I, on taxes and individual decisions, will hear testimony from James J. Heckman, a Nobel Laureate in Economics and professor of economics at the University of Chicago. Panel II will examine taxes and investment alternatives. Its witnesses include Brian Wesbury, chief investment strategist at Claymore Securities Inc.; Kathleen Kennedy, an associate professor of law and director of the Center for Tax Law and Employee Benefits at John Marshall Law School; Dr. Susan Dynarski, assistant professor of public policy at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University; and Armond Dinverno, principal and co-president of Balasa Dinverno & Foltz LLC. Panel III, on taxation of financial instruments, will hear David Weisbach, a professor of law at the University of Chicago; and Robert McDonald, a professor of finance at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
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