Alan J. Auerbach
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. 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.
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.