Alan Auerbach

Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law
Director, Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance


  • Economics 230A, Public Economics, Fall 2018

Recent Working Papers

    "If Not Now, When? New Estimates of the Federal Budget Outlook", with William G. Gale and Aaron Krupkin, February 2019 [PDF]

    "Local Fiscal Multipliers and Fiscal Spillovers in the United States", with Yuriy Gorodnichenko and Daniel Murphy, January 2019 [PDF]

    "Tax Equivalences and their Implications", October 2018 [PDF]

    "The Federal Budget Outlook: We Are Not Winning" with William G. Gale and Aaron Krupkin, July 2018 [PDF]

    "The New Tax Bill – Winners and Losers" with Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Darryl Koehler, June 2018 [PDF]

    "Propagation and Smoothing of Shocks in Alternative Social Security Systems" with Lorenz Kueng, Ronald Lee and Yury Yatsynovich, Updated April 2018 [PDF]

    "The Federal Budget Outlook: Even Crazier After All These Years" with William G. Gale and Aaron Krupkin, April 2018 [PDF]

    "Cash-Flow Taxes in an International Setting", with Michael P. Devereux, November 2017 [PDF]

    "Fiscal Policy", November 2017 [PDF]

    "Macroeconomic Modeling of Tax Policy: A Comparison of Current Methodologies" with Itai Grinberg, Thomas Barthold, Nicholas Bull, W. Gavin Elkins, Pamela Moomau, Rachel Moore, Benjamin Page, Brandon Pecoraro, and Kyle Pomerleau, November 2017 [PDF]

    "International Tax Planning Under the Destination-Based Cash Flow Tax" with Michael P. Devereux, Michael Keen and John Vella, October 2017 [PDF]

    "Demystifying the Destination-Based Cash-Flow Tax", September 2017 [PDF]

    "Fiscal Stimulus and Fiscal Sustainability" with Yuriy Gorodnichenko, August 2017 [PDF]

    "The Fiscal Outlook in a Period of Policy Uncertainty", with William Gale, August 2017 [PDF]

    "Assessing the House Republicans’ “A Better Way” Tax Reform", with Laurence Kotlikoff and Darryl Koehler, June 2017 [PDF]

    AEI Economic Perspectives - "Border Adjustment and the Dollar", February 2017 [PDF]

    "Notes on the US Wealth Effect of Border Adjustment", February 2017 [PDF]

    "Destination-Based Cash Flow Taxation" with Michael P. Devereux, Michael Keen and John Vella, February 2017 [PDF]

    "The Fiscal Outlook at the Beginning of the Trump Administration" with William Gale, January 2017 [PDF]

    "The Role of Border Adjustments in International Taxation" with Douglas Holtz-Eakin, December 2016 [PDF]

    "Is Uncle Sam Inducing the Elderly to Retire?" with Laurence Kotlikoff, Darryl Koehler, and Manny Yu, October 2016 [PDF]

    "U.S. Inequality, Fiscal Progressivity, and Work Disincentives An Intragenerational Accounting"
    with Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Darryl Koehler, April 2016 [PDF]

    "Once More Unto the Breach: The Deteriorating Fiscal Outlook" with William Gale, March 2016 [PDF]

    "The Fiscal Problem: Gone Today, Here Tomorrow", with William Gale, September 2015 [PDF]

    "Capital Taxation in the 21st Century", with Kevin Hassett, January 2015 [PDF]

    "Fiscal Uncertainty and How to Deal with It", November 2014 [PDF]

    "Effects of Fiscal Shocks in a Globalized World", with Yuriy Gorodnichenko, October 2014 [PDF]

    "Forgotten but Not Gone: The Long-Term Fiscal Imbalance" with William G. Gale, September 2014 [PDF]

    "Taxation and Saving - A Retrospective", December 2013 [PDF]

    "Fiscal Myopia", with William G. Gale, September 2013 [PDF]

    "Capital Income Taxation, Corporate Taxation, Wealth Transfer Taxes and Consumption Tax Reforms", August 2013 [PDF]

    "Output Spillovers from Fiscal Policy", with Yuriy Gorodnichenko, January 2013 [PDF]

    "Budget Rules and Fiscal Policy", November 2012 [PDF]

    "The Fall and Rise of Keynesian Fiscal Policy", May 2012 [PDF]

    "The Mirrlees Review: A U.S. Perspective", May 2012 [PDF]

    "The Federal Budget Outlook: No News Is Bad News", with William G. Gale, August 2012. [PDF]

    "(Still) Tempting Fate", with William G. Gale, August 2011. [PDF]

    "Fiscal Multipliers in Recession and Expansion", with Yuriy Gorodnichenko, January 2012. [PDF]

    "Long-Term Fiscal Sustainability in Major Economies", July 2011. [PDF]

    "Tempting Fate: The Federal Budget Outlook", with William G. Gale, June 2011. [PDF]

    "Fiscal Institutions for a Currency Union", May 2011. [PDF]



2/1/17 #751: The Thing About That Border Tax Link

Recent appearances at the Commonwealth Club of California:


4/6/16: Income Inequality and the Future of the American Dream: Differing Perspectives Audio - Video

1/23/15: Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Walter E. Hoadley Annual Economic Forecast (with Steve Forbes) Audio

11/4/13: Interview with Edmund Phelps Audio

10/16/13: Town Hall: The Crisis in Washington, D.C. Audio