The Department of Economics Applied Microeconomics Seminar Series presents
"Fiscal Multipliers in Recession and Expansion"
with Alan Auerbach, Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law and Director of the Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance, UC Berkeley
November 30, 2011
Social Science Plaza A, Room 2112
About the speaker:
Alan J. Auerbach is the Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law, director of the Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance, and former chair of the economics department at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and previously taught at Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania, where he also served as the economics department chair. Auerbach was Deputy Chief of Staff of the U.S. Joint Committee on Taxation in 1992 and has been a consultant to several government agencies and institutions in the United States and abroad. A former vice president of the American Economic Association, he was editor of the association’s Journal of Economic Perspectives and is now editor of its new American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the Econometric Society. His research focuses on domestic and international tax policy, fiscal policy and demographic change, and inequality and tax policy.
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