Ann Kayis-Kumar

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Dr
Ann
Kayis-Kumar
Senior Lecturer
UNSW Business School

Ann's research applies a combination of pure economic theory, optimisation modelling and applied legal research, with a focus on the behavioural responses incentivised by mismatches in the tax system. Ann has a strong interest in supervising research projects on the interaction of these aspects on international tax policy and law design.

Ann has significant teaching experience at both UNSW Business School and University of Sydney Business School. She is a recipient of the UNSW Business School John Prescott Award for Outstanding Teaching Innovation and received multiple teaching citations from the University of Sydney Business School. She co-developed the online gamification ‘PlayTax: Adventures in International Tax Planning’, which simulates the decision-making parameters of a tax planning multinational. PlayTax is currently utilised in teaching tax law at both the UNSW Business School and the UNSW Faculty of Law.

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Ann's research applies a combination of pure economic theory, optimisation modelling and applied legal research, with a focus on the behavioural responses incentivised by mismatches in the tax system.