Part 1. Capital income taxation. Taxation, risk taking and household portfolio behaviour (J.M. Poterba). Taxation and saving (B.D. Bernheim, B. Douglas). Taxation and corporate financial policy (A. J. Auerbach). Tax policy and business investment (K.A.Hassett, R.G. Hubbard). Part 2. Theory of taxation. Taxation and economic efficiency (A.J. Auerbach, J.R. Hines Jr.). Tax avoidance, evasion and administration (J. Slemrod, S. Yitzhaki). Environmental taxation and regulation (A.L. Bovenburg, L.H. Goulder). Part 3. Theory of government. Political economics and public finance (T.Persson, G.Tabellini). Economic analysis and the law (L. Kaplow, S Shavell).