IFIR co-sponsors international conference with CESifo
"New Directions in Fiscal Federalism"
September 14-16, 2006
The conference featured presentations of current research by leading researchers from around the world, including important contributions both by eminent senior scholars as well younger investigators. Research topics included studies of tax and social welfare policies in the European Union, state and local government fiscal policies in the United States, international migration, and intergovernmental transfers and regulatory relations within the US and in the international context. Formal discussants and the general audience examined and debated these and other matters during two and one-half days of focused academic interchange. In addition to scholars from the US and abroad, participants included many faculty and students from the University of Kentucky and from Morehead State University.
For more information about the conference, including the conference program and papers, see the conference web site.