Category: Front Page Story

Edward Kleinbard, In Memoriam

Edward Kleinbard was a giant in the field of tax policy. He was a treasured colleague and mentor, an ever-stalwart interlocutor, and a brilliant commentator on the most relevant issues in his field.   Kleinbard studied history at Brown University before receiving his law degree from Yale in 1976. He had an eye for detail… Read more »

Ranjana Madhusudhan, In Memoriam

With deep sadness, the National Tax Association mourns the passing of Ranjana Madhusudhan on April 27. We send our deepest condolences to her family and friends. Ranjana served as President of the NTA from 2007 to 2008, following her year as First Vice President. As part of her work with the NTA, she initiated a… Read more »

Pamela H. Moomau, In Memoriam

Pamela H. Moomau, a beloved member of the NTA family, and staff member of the Joint Committee on Taxation passed away in April 2019. Pam was an active member of NTA, a member of the Board of Directors, and a frequent contributor to the National Tax Journal and participant in NTA conferences. For many years,… Read more »

2021 NTA Annual Conference Quicklinks

Sign up for Virtual Student Mentoring Meet the Keynote Speakers Read a letter from Jim Alm about the move to virtual Review the Conference Program Review the Schedule at a Glance Check out the Plenary Speakers View more info  

Meet NTA’s Officers

Andrew Lyon, President, is a Principal at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. William Gale, First Vice President, is the Arjay and Frances Miller Chair in Federal Economic Policy in the Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institution. James Alm, Second Vice President, is Chair of the Department of Economics at Tulane University. All three have special stories to… Read more »

Meet our Dissertation Prize Winners

Jacob Bastian and Michael Gilraine have won the NTA’s Outstanding Dissertation Prize for 2017. Jacob is a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in business economics from Harvard University. Michael is Assistant Professor of Economics… Read more »

111th Annual Conference on Taxation

We’re headed to New Orleans! Join us at the Sheraton New Orleans on November 15-17, 2018 for the 111th Annual Conference on Taxation! Conference News

Ralph A. Gerra, In Memoriam

Ralph A. Gerra was born in 1920 in Brooklyn, NY. He graduated with honors from the University of Notre Dame, where he was the class valedictorian. He entered Columbia Law School in the fall of 1941 and then left to enlist in the Navy where he was on active duty from 1942 to 1946, stationed… Read more »

National Tax Association News

The NTA is undergoing a strategic planning process this summer and needs input from its members. Click here to read a letter from NTA President Jim Alm. The NTA Board of Directors voted to adopt a statement from the National Tax Association on Racial Injustice.  Click here to read the entire statement. The NTA Board… Read more »

Save the Date!

11/17 – 11/20: 114th Annual Conference, Zoom 11/18: Improving the US Safety Net Plenary 11/18: Keynote, Raj Chetty, Harvard University 11/18: Presidential Address and Annual Membership Meeting of the NTA 11/19: Holland Award Presentation 11/19: Keynote, Cecilia Rouse, Chair, Council of Economic Advisors 11/20: Saturday Short Course, The Social Safety Net as an Investment into… Read more »