25.08.2022 | News

Programme of FIT Launch 1 – 2 September 2022

Have a look at the complete programme of the Launch on 1-2 September in Tampere.

Author: Marjukka Hourunranta

Thursday, 1 September 2022

Venue: Tampere University, Pinni B1100, Kanslerinrinne 1, Tampere
Chair: Jarkko Harju, Tampere University

14:00 – 16:00 The Launch

Kaisa Kotakorpi, Tampere University: Introduction to FIT
Mari Walls, President of Tampere University: Opening remarks
Musical interlude: Human cell signals
Tuomas Kosonen, VATT: Introduction of the keynote speaker
Keynote by Joel Slemrod, University of Michigan: What We Know about Tax Systems, How We Know It, and What We Still Need to Know

16:30 – 18:30 Cocktails at Paidia, Nokia Arena, Kansikatu 3, Tampere

FIT logo

Friday, 2 September 2022

Research workshop (by invitation)

Venue: Technopolis Yliopistonrinne, Häggman Hall, Kalevantie 2, Tampere

9:00 – 11:30 Workshop, session I, Chair: Jukka Pirttilä, University of Helsinki
Tuomas Matikka: Stairway to heaven? Selection to Entrepreneurship and Income Mobility
Erkka Silvennoinen: The effects of transfer taxes on real estate transactions
Coffee break
Anna Sahari: Incentivising active transport: an RCT study
Tuuli Paukkeri: Incentives to work for disability insurance recipients

11:30 – 14:00 Break, including lunch and Scientific Advisory Board Meeting

14:00 – 15:30 Workshop, session II, Chair: Jarkko Harju, Tampere University
Jouko Verho: Health effects of cash transfers – Evidence from the Finnish basic income experiment
Joel Slemrod: Who’s on (the 1040) First? Determinants and Consequences of Spouses’ Name Order on Joint Returns
Mazhar Waseem: Value-Added Tax: Theory and Practice

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 17:00 Workshop, session III, Chair: Tuomas Kosonen, VATT
Kwabena Adu-Ababio: Assessing the impact of a withholding VAT intervention in Zambia
Sebastián Castillo Ramos: Tax Evasion and Self-Employment Decisions: Evidence from an Income Tax Reform in Chile