Alan Auerbach

Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law at University of California, Berkeley

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 and the University of Pennsylvania, where he also served as Economics Department Chair. Professor Auerbach was Deputy Chief of Staff of the U.S. Joint Committee on Taxation in 1992. A former President of the National Tax Association and Vice President of the American Economic Association, he was Editor of the AEA’s Journal of Economic Perspectives and the founding Editor of its American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. Professor Auerbach is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the Econometric Society.