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Jeffrey Owens

Born in 1946. He has an honors degree in economics and law from the University of Wales and a PhD from the University of Cambridge. He has been with the OECD since 1972. From 2001 to 2012, he was director of the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration. From 1991 to 2011, he was guest lecturer at the International Development Programme, Harvard Law School. In 2012, he was named the most influential international tax person of the year by Tax Notes. He is the author of numerous publications on international taxation. In 2012, he joined the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law at WU as the director of the newly established WU Global Tax Policy Center.

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