Stephen M. Ross School of Business


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Stephen M. Ross School of Business
Paul W. McCracken Collegiate Professor of Business Economics. Professor of Economics. Chair, Department of Economics


Joel Slemrod studies and writes about tax policy. In 1984-5 he was senior staff economist at the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, and has been a consultant to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Canadian Department of Finance, the New Zealand Department of Treasury, the South African Ministry of Finance, the World Bank, the OECD, and several corporations. From 1992 to 1998, he was editor of the National Tax Journal. He is co-author with Leonard E. Burman of Taxes in America: What Everyone Needs to Know, co-author with Christian Gillitzer of Tax Systems, published in 2014, and co-author with Jon Bakija of Taxing Ourselves: A Citizen's Guide to the Debate over Taxes, whose 5th edition will be published in 2017.

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Tax Compliance and Enforcement: An Overview of New Research and Its Policy Implications AuthorsSlemrod, J. Published Date2017 Source Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press Pages: 81-102 The Economics of Tax Policy Auerbach, A, Smetters, K.

Household Response to the 2008 Tax Rebates: Survey Evidence and Aggregate Implications AuthorsJoel Slemrod, Claudia R. Sahm, Matthew D. Shapiro Published Date2010 Source NBER and University of Chicago Press Pages: 69-110 Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 24 Jeffrey R. Brown

Taxation and Migration AuthorsAvi-Yonah, R. and Slemrod, J. Published Date2015 Source Kluwer Press

Tax Systems AuthorsSlemrod, J. and Gillitzer, C. Published Date2014 Source MIT Press 978-0-262-02672-7

Taxes in America: What Everyone Needs to Know AuthorsJoel Slemrod, Leonard E. Burman Published Date2013 Source Oxford University Press 978-0-19-989027-9

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