Princeton University Economics A.B. Degree, 1973
Harvard University Economics Ph.D. Degree, 1980
Paul W. McCracken Collegiate Professorship, Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the
University of Michigan, 1996-present
Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the
University of Michigan, 1989-present
Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Michigan, 1989-present
Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Michigan, 1987-
Associate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, University of Michigan Business
Associate Professor of Economics, University of Minnesota, 1985-1987
Senior Staff Economist, Council of Economic Advisers, 1984-1985
Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Minnesota, 1979-1985
Co-editor, Journal of Public Economics, 2006-2010
President, National Tax Association, 2005-2006, Vice President, 2004-2005, Second
Vice President 2003-2004
Editor, National Tax Journal, 1992-8
“Taxes on the Internet: Deterrence Effects of Public Disclosure (with Thor O. Thoresen and Erlend E. Bø), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, forthcoming.
“Distinguishing the Role of Authority ‘In’ and Authority ‘To’” (with Dan Silverman and Neslihan Uler), Journal of Public Economics, forthcoming.
“Insights from a Tax-Systems Perspective,” (with Christian Gillitzer), CESifo Economic Papers, March 2014, 60(1), pp. 1-31.
“The Effect of Public Disclosure on Reported Taxable Income: Evidence from Individuals and Corporations in Japan,” (with Makoto Hasegawa, Jeffrey Hoopes, and Ryo Ishida), National Tax Journal, September 2013, 66(3), pp. 571-608.
“Car Notches: Strategic Automaker Responses to Fuel Economy Policy,” (with James Sallee), Journal of Public Economics, December 2012, 96(11-12), pp. 981-999.
“Check in the Mail or More in the Paycheck? Does the Effectiveness of Fiscal Stimulus Depend on How It Is Delivered?” (with Claudia Sahm and Matthew Shapiro), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, August 2012, 4(3), pp. 216-250.
“The Elasticity of Taxable Income with Respect to Marginal Tax Rates: A Critical Review” (with Emmanuel Saez and Seth Giertz), Journal of Economic Literature, March 2012, 50(1), pp. 3-50.
“Tax Policy and the Missing Middle: Optimal Tax Remittances with Firm-Level Administrative Costs” (with Dhammika Dharmapala and John D. Wilson), Journal of Public Economics, October 2010, 95(-10), pp. 1036-1047.
“Household Response to the 2008 Tax Rebates: Survey Evidence and Aggregate Implications” (with Claudia R. Sahm and Matthew D. Shapiro). In Jeffrey R. Brown, ed., Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 24, NBER and University of Chicago Press, 2010, pp. 69-110.
“Tax Competition with Parasitic Tax Havens,” (with John D. Wilson), Journal of Public Economics, December 2009, 93(11-12), pp. 1261-1270.
“Tax Law Changes, Income Shifting and Measured Wage Inequality: Evidence from India,” (with Jagadeesh Sivadasan), Journal of Public Economics, October 2008, 92(10-11), pp. 2199-2224.
“The Economics of Earnings Manipulation and Managerial Compensation,” (with Keith Crocker), The RAND Journal of Economics, Winter 2007, 38(3), pp. 698-713.
“Estimating Tax Noncompliance with Evidence from Unaudited Tax Returns,” (with Naomi Feldman), Economic Journal, March 2007, pp. 327-352.
“Cheating Ourselves: The Economics of Tax Evasion,” Journal of Economic Perspectives, Winter 2007, 21(1), pp. 25-48.