Jacob Goldin, Stanford University

Assistant Professor Standford, California jsgoldin@law.stanford.edu Office: (650) 736-8503

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Bio/Research

Jacob Goldin is a lawyer and economist whose research focuses on the application of behavioral economics to the design of taxes and other policies. His work, which covers issues ranging from the taxation of single parents to the regulation of payday loans, has been published in leading academic j...

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Bio/Research

Jacob Goldin is a lawyer and economist whose research focuses on the application of behavioral economics to the design of taxes and other policies. His work, which covers issues ranging from the taxation of single parents to the regulation of payday loans, has been published in leading academic journals. His newest paper, “Which Way to Nudge: Uncovering Preferences in the Behavioral Age,” was recently published in the Yale Law Journal. Prior to joining the faculty in 2016, he worked in the Office of Tax Policy at the U.S. Treasury Department, where he focused on programs and regulations affecting low income taxpayers. Professor Goldin graduated with a B.A. from Wesleyan University and earned a J.D. at Yale Law School and a Ph.D. in economics at Princeton University. He clerked for Judge Richard Posner of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. During the 2016-2017 academic year, Professor Goldin will teach Taxation I.

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