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Prof. Michael Knoll elected to the American Law Institute 

December 20, 2021

Knoll, who is also Co-Director of the Center for Tax Law and Policy, focuses his work at the intersection of business and law.

Research and Scholarship 

Professor Sanchirico’s Institute for Law and Economics research paper demystifies an influential model of optimal capital and wealth taxation 

May 6, 2020

Professor Sanchirico’s paper aims to demystify the influential but oracular Judd model – both Judd’s original findings and Straub & Werning’s important recent revision.


New article by Knoll challenges the consensus that the 2017 tax reform bill incentivizes small business to incorporate 

June 17, 2019

In his two-part article “The TCJA and the Questionable Incentive to Incorporate,” published in Tax Notes, Knoll “questions the claim that there will be a mass conversion of passthrough entities into C corporations” as a result of the tax reform law.


John Legend C’99 moderates panel on opportunity zones and inclusive development at Penn Law 

November 8, 2018

The event, “Opportunity Zones and Inclusive Community Development,” was held in Penn Law’s Fitts Auditorium and was hosted jointly by Penn Law’s Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice, the Penn Institute for Urban Research, and Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.


Little-discussed change in Trump tax cut plan has implications for U.S. trade, tariff fights, says Prof. Sanchirico 

May 11, 2018

New research by Prof. Chris Sanchirico highlights how new U.S. tax code contains a provision that lowers the corporate tax rate significantly for American businesses


Economic claims of House GOP’s tax plan may not hold up, according to new research by Sanchirico 

February 1, 2017

In a new article, Chris William Sanchirico argues that the claims House Republicans have made about their tax reform blueprint are subject to significant caveats as to their effectiveness.