Public Lecture by Dr. Joel Slemrod, Mon. 5/18
The University of Oregon Tax Policy Research Group
invites you to a lecture by Joel Slemrod.
Monday May 18th,
Knight Law Building, Room 184,
Dr. Slemrod will be giving a public lecture, titled “Taxing Beards
and Breasts, Wigs, and Windows: Weird Taxes of the Past and
their Lessons for Tax Policy Today.” The talk will examine weird
taxes of the past, such as the English tax on windows, the Russian
tax on beards, and the Indian tax on breasts, and draw out their
lessons for current tax policy.