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Alan J. Auerbach (born in 1951) is an American economist. He is currently the director of the Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance at the University of California at Berkeley.[1] He received his undergraduate degree in Economics and Mathematics from Yale University and earned his PhD in economics at Harvard University and was an assistant and then an associate professor at Harvard. He was then a professor of law and economics at the University of Pennsylvania.[2]

Auerbach is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the Econometric Society.[2] He was the Deputy Chief of Staff of the U.S. Joint Committee on Taxation in 1992.[3]

He is the author of many articles, books, and reviews. He is the past, or present, editor of six journals including the Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Review, National Tax Journal, and International Tax and Public Finance.[2]

Selected BooksEdit

  • (1987) "Handbook of Public Economics". Elsevier Science Limited. ISBN 9780444876676.
  • (1998) Auerbach, and Kotlikoff, "Macroeconomics: An Integrated Approach". MIT Press. ISBN 9780262511032.
  • (2007) "Taxing Corporate Income in the 21st Century". Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521870221.


  1. ^ "Alan Auerbach". Berkeley Economics. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "Alan Auerbach". Berkeley Law. Retrieved 3 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Alan J. Auerbach". The Hamilton Project. Retrieved 3 September 2017.