NVGLOBE-L Distinguished Lecture Series

It is our pleasure to announce our new Distinguished Lecture Series. The series will feature speakers who have made significant contributions to policy research and practice in academia, government and the business world.

Upcoming lectures

Global Crises and Our Policy Response: A Conversation with President Mary C. Daly

Distinguished International Lecture

April 7, 2021, 10:00-11:00am (PST)

By Mary C. Daly, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

It is our pleasure to host President Mary C. Daly of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in our first Distinguished International Lecture. In this virtual event, moderated by Dr. Mehmet. S. Tosun, Professor of Economics and Director of International Programs at UNR College of Business, President Daly will discuss the state of the US economy, including the Fed’s response to the pandemic, the role central banks play in addressing climate change, and economic inequality. Please join us for this exciting event.

Global Crises and Our Policy Response

Previous lectures

Does the World Need a World Tax Organization?

Distinguished Tax Policy Lecture

March 4, 2021, 10:00-11:30am (PST)

By Vito Tanzi, Honorary President of the International Institute of Public Finance (IIPF), Munich, Germany

There is currently no worldwide tax authority that coordinates taxation efforts between countries in a global economy. In this lecture, internationally renowned economist and tax policy expert Dr. Vito Tanzi will discuss the challenges posed by the complexity of tax systems and global tax competition, and the need for a “World Tax Organization.”

Does the World Need a World Tax Organization?

Tax Policy Measures to Combat the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic and Considerations to Improve Tax Compliance: A Behavioral Perspective

Distinguished Tax Policy Lecture

March 26, 2021, 10:00-11:30am (PST)

By James Alm, President, National Tax Association

There is rising interest in using tax policy to fight the COVID-19 pandemic? In this lecture, renowned public finance economist and President of the National Tax Association Professor James Alm will talk about tax policy measures from a behavioral perspective and will discuss designing policy to improve tax compliance in the future.

Tax Policy Measures to Combat the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic