Richard M. Lipton Professor of Tax Law
Trained as a lawyer and economist, Jacob Goldin focuses much of his research on US tax policy affecting low-income households. His research interests also include health policy, tax administration, and the application of behavioral economics to policy design.
His work has been published in leading journals in the field of law and economics. His research has been funded by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, the Stanford Institute for Human- Centered Artificial Intelligence, and the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is the recipient of a National Institute for Health Care Management Research Award and the Richard A. Musgrave Prize from the National Tax Journal.
Goldin holds a JD from Yale Law School and a PhD in economics from Princeton University. Most recently, he was a professor of law at Stanford Law School. Prior to that, he worked in the Office of Tax Policy at the US Treasury Department and clerked for Judge Richard Posner of the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.