The 45th president of the United States is expected to pursue corporate tax reform in his first one hundred days. This could be the tip of the iceberg to major changes in tax and fiscal policy. On November 17, find out about the risks and opportunities of a Trump Presidency from leading experts and political voices including House Ways and Means Ranking Democratic leader, Rep. Sandy Levin (D-MI).

Expert speakers will include:

  • Frank Ackerman, Synapse Energy Economics
  • Reuven Avi-Yonah, University of Michigan Law
  • Dean Baker, Center for Economic and Policy Research
  • Josh Bivens, Economic Policy Institute
  • David Borris, Main Street Alliance
  • Christian Dorsey, Economic Policy Institute
  • Matthew Gardner, The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy
  • Jane Gravelle, Congressional Research Service
  • Thomas Hungerford, Social Security Administration
  • Jeff Madrick, Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative at TCF
  • Larry Mishel, Economic Policy Institute
  • Ylan Mui, the Washington Post
  • Kathleen Romig, Center for Budget and Policy Priorities
  • Alexandra Thornton, Center for American Progress
  • Eric Toder, Tax Policy Center


Related Readings

Related Video

  • WATCH Panel 1: A Federal Budget for Equity and Fairness
  • WATCH Panel 2: Corporate Tax Reform for Main Street
  • WATCH Panel 3: New Taxes for a Progressive Agenda

This event is hosted by:

The Century Foundation’s Bernard L. Schwartz Rediscovering Government Initiative, led by Jeff Madrick, was founded in 2011 with one broad mission: countering the anti-government ideology that has grown to dominate political discourse in the past three decades.

The Economic Policy Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank created in 1986 to include the needs of low- and middle-income workers in economic policy discussions.