Biographical Profile - Joel Slemrod
Joel Slemrod is the Paul W. McCracken Collegiate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics, and director of the Office of Tax Policy Research at the University of Michigan. Professor Slemrod received the A.B. degree from Princeton University in 1973 and the Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 1980. He joined the economics department at the University of Minnesota in 1979. In 1983-84 he was a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution and in 1984-85 he was the senior staff economist for tax policy at the President's Council of Economic Advisers. He has been at Michigan since 1987. From 1992 to 1998 Professor Slemrod was editor of the National Tax Journal, and as of 2005 he is president of the National Tax Association. He is co-author with Jon Bakija of Taxing Ourselves: A Citizen's Guide to the Debate over Taxes.