|Date:||June 9, 2011|
|Location:||CSAC Conference Center|
|1020 11th Street, 2nd Floor|
California’s budget woes have focused attention on a key problem: revenue volatility. The state could reduce volatility – and improve its business climate – by moving toward greater use of consumption taxes, those based on goods or services consumed in the state rather than on income earned here. Economist Alan Auerbach will discuss five options for consumption-based tax reforms.
This research is supported with funding from the Donald Bren Foundation.