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Jacob Goldin

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ABF Research Professor, effective September 2023

Joint appointment

Richard M. Lipton Professor of Tax Law, University of Chicago Law School

Education

J.D., Yale Law School; Ph.D. in Economics, Princeton University; B.A. Wesleyan University

Curriculum vitae

Bio

Jacob Goldin is the Richard M. Lipton Professor of Tax Law at the University of Chicago Law School. His research focuses on how U.S. tax policy affects low-income households. His research interests also include health policy, tax administration, and the application of behavioral economics to policy design. Prior to joining the University of Chicago Law School, Goldin was a Professor of Law…

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Research focus

U.S. tax policy affecting low-income households, health policy, tax administration, and the application of behavioral economics to policy design


Publications

"Whose Child is This? Improving Child-Claiming Rules in Safety Net Programs," with Ariel Jurow Kleiman
"Tax Filing and Take-Up: Experimental Evidence on Tax Preparation Outreach and Benefit Claiming," with Tatiana Homonoff, Rizwan Javaid, and Brenda Schafer

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Presentations

Whose Child? Designing Child-Claiming Rules for Safety Net Programs
Sep 2021

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