Alan Auerbach

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Alan J. Auerbach

Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law

Fields
Public Policy, Public Finance
Current Status
Teaching
Research Interests
domestic and international tax policy; fiscal policy and demographic change; inequality and tax policy

About Alan J. Auerbach

Alan Auerbach is the Director of the Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance. He came to Berkeley in 1994 following faculty positions at Harvard, where he completed his PhD in Economics, and the University of Pennsylvania.Auerbach's current research interests include corporate taxation, population aging and fiscal imbalances, and the effects of tax cuts during the G. W. Bush presidency.Professor Auerbach, who has been honored as a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, has served as Deputy Chief of Staff of the U.S. Joint Committee on Taxation (1992), and has chaired the Department of Economics on two occasions.