Rice’s Diamond to testify before congressional committee July 30


David Ruth

Rice’s Diamond to testify before congressional committee July 30

HOUSTON – (July 25, 2014) – Rice University tax policy expert John Diamond will testify before the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures of the Committee on Ways and Means at 10 a.m. EDT July 30.

At the hearing, titled “Dynamic Analysis of the Tax Reform Act of 2014,” Diamond will provide a five-minute statement and take questions from subcommittees members. Diamond has previously provided consultation to government agencies on various tax policy issues, including dynamic analysis.

Who: John Diamond, the Edward A. and Hermena Hancock Kelly Fellow in Public Finance at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy and an adjunct professor of economics.

What: Testimony regarding dynamic tax analysis.

When: 10 a.m. EDT Wednesday, July 30.

Where: Room 1100, Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

The subcommittee is chaired by Rep. Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio.


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About David Ruth

David Ruth is director of national media relations in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.