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International Tax Policy Practicum

Course Number: LAW 7931 Credits: 2

This course will provide students with practical experience in drafting advisory and policy papers for clients. The clients in the class will be international organizations: primarily the United Nations tax committee, but also possibly including the OECD.  Students will work in a group researching and preparing policy papers as requested by one or more of the UN tax committee sub-committees.  There will be assigned readings and a component of the class will include instruction relevant to the projects being undertaken.  The course will provide the students with exposure to the issues faced by developing countries in designing and modifying tax systems.  One or more students from the course may be selected to present the final papers at the spring meeting of the U.N. tax committee in New York City.