Members of the Economics Department
About Danny Yagan
Danny Yagan is an Assistant Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley, a Faculty Research Fellow of the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Faculty Associate of the Berkeley Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance, and Faculty Co-Director of the Taxation and Inequality Initiative of the Berkeley Opportunity Lab. In 2018 he was awarded a Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship in recognition of early-career achievement. His work has been supported by the Sloan Foundation, Arnold Foundation, Washington Center for Equitable Growth, and centers at Berkeley, Harvard, Rutgers, and UC Davis. He joined the department after earning a BA summa cum laude and a PhD in economics from Harvard.