Alan Auerbach

Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law; Director of the Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance, University of California, Berkeley

Alan J. Auerbach is the Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law, Director of the Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance, and former Chair of the Economics Department at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and previously taught at Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania, where he also served as Economics Department Chair. Professor Auerbach was Deputy Chief of Staff of the U.S. Joint Committee on Taxation in 1992 and has been a consultant to several government agencies and institutions in the United States and abroad. He served as an Executive Committee Member and Vice President of the American Economic Association, as Editor of that association’s Journal of Economic Perspectives and American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, and as President of the National Tax Association, from which he received the Daniel M. Holland Medal in 2011. Professor Auerbach is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Econometric Society, and the National Academy of Social Insurance.

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Past Appearances

Knowledge@Wharton: October 18, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Andrew Hathaway (Associate Professor, Criminal Justice and Public Policy Program, University of Guelph), Michael Armstrong (Associate Professor, Goodman School of Business, Brock University), Christine Lagorio-Chafkin (Senior Writer, Inc.), Alan Auerbach (Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law; Director of the Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance, University of California, Berkeley), Brian Berkey (Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School), Karen Glanz (George A. Weiss University Professor and Director, UPenn Prevention Research Center; Professor of Epidemiology and Nursing, Perelman School of Medicine and School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania), and Marc Meredith (Associate Professor, Political Science; Associate Processor, the Business Economics and Public Policy Department, University of Pennsylvania; The Wharton School) on the Thursday, October 18, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018

Knowledge @Wharton: April 17, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Vikram Singh (Senior Fellow for National Security, Center for American Progress), Kimberly Burham (Managing Director of Legislation and Special Projects, The Penn Wharton Budget Model (PWBM)), Ian Lustick (Bess W. Heyman Chair, Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania), Alan Auerbach (Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law; Director of the Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance, University of California, Berkeley), Angela Duckworth (Professor of Psychology; Author of “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance”, University of Pennsylvania), Kim Kavin (Author of “The Dog Merchants: Inside the Big Business of Breeders, Pet Stores, and Rescuers”), and Katherine Milkman (Associate Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions, The Wharton School) on the Tuesday, April 17, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Knowledge @Wharton: February 14, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Peter Karol (Associate Professor of Law; Director of the Intellectual Property Concentration, New England Law | Boston), Jeremy Bailenson (Professor of Communication; Founder, Stanford University; Virtual Human Interaction Lab), Deborah Gerhardt (Associate Professor, UNC School of Law), Ryan Howard (Partner; Former Philadelphia Phillies Player, SeventySix Capital), David Kamin (Professor; Former Advisor to US Office of Management and Budget under the Obama Administration, New York University School of Law), Alan Auerbach (Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law; Director of the Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance, University of California, Berkeley), Ludovica Cesareo (Research Fellow in Marketing, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), Wayne Kimmel (Managing Partner, SeventySix Capital), and Kent Smetters on the Wednesday, February 14, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Knowledge @Wharton: February 9, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Allen Schick (Research Professor, University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy), Annie Duke (Former professional poker player), Richard Mcgowan (Associate Professor in the Finance Department; Economics Editor, Carroll School of Management at Boston College; Gaming Law Review and Economics), Orly Lobel (Don Weckstein Professor of Law, University of San Diego), Alan Auerbach (Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law; Director of the Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance, University of California, Berkeley), and Americus Reed (Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School) on the Friday, February 9, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Friday, February 9, 2018

Knowledge @Wharton: January 26, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Tulia Falleti (Director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Program; Class of 1965 Term Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania), Thea Riofrancos (Assistant Professor of Political Science, Providence College), William Rempel (Investigative reporter and author, Los Angeles Times), Stephen Silvia (Professor of International Service, American University), Daniel Hemel (Assistant Professor of Law, University of Chicago School of Law), Alan Auerbach (Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law; Director of the Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance, University of California, Berkeley), and Olivier Chatain (Associate Professor, Strategy and Business Policy Department; Senior Fellow at the Mack Institute for Innovation at the Wharton School, HEC Paris) on the Friday, January 26, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Friday, January 26, 2018

Knowledge @Wharton: December 4, 2017

Host Dan Loney is joined by Christian Catalini (Theodore T. Miller Career Development Professor at MIT, Assistant Professor of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management, MIT), Daniel Hemel (Assistant Professor of Law, University of Chicago School of Law), Alan Auerbach (Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law; Director of the Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance, University of California, Berkeley), Cathy O’Neil (Data Scientist, Author of “Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy”, mathbabe.org), Paul Eisenstein (Publisher and Editor), and Kevin Werbach (Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School) on the Monday, December 4, 2017 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Monday, December 4, 2017

Knowledge @Wharton: November 3, 2017

Host Dan Loney is joined by Sharna Goldseker (Executive Director, 21/64), Michael Moody (Frey Foundation Chair, Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University), Kimberly Burham (Managing Director of Legislation and Special Projects, The Penn Wharton Budget Model (PWBM)), Alan Auerbach (Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law; Director of the Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance, University of California, Berkeley), Kate Bahn (Economist, Center for American Progress), Paul Harrington (Professor, Director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, Drexel University), Brendan O’Leary (The Lauder Professor of Political Science, The University of Pennsylvania), and Jennifer Blouin (Associate Professor of Accounting, The Wharton School) on the Friday, November 3, 2017 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Friday, November 3, 2017

Knowledge @Wharton: September 28, 2017

Host Dan Loney is joined by Porter Erisman (Former VP of Alibaba; Author of “Six Billion Shoppers: The Companies Winning the Global E-Commerce Boom”), Brad Molotsky (Partner, Attorney, DuaneMorris LLP), Kimberly Burham (Managing Director of Legislation and Special Projects, The Penn Wharton Budget Model (PWBM)), David Kamin (Professor; Former Advisor to US Office of Management and Budget under the Obama Administration, New York University School of Law), Alan Auerbach (Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law; Director of the Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance, University of California, Berkeley), and Dennis Culhane (Professor, University of Pennsylvania) on the Thursday, September 28, 2017 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017

Behind the Markets: March 31, 2017

Hosts Jeremy Siegel and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Alan Auerbach (Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law; Director of the Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance, University of California, Berkeley) and James Osborne (President, Bason Asset Management) on the Friday, March 31, 2017 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, March 31, 2017

Behind the Markets: February 17, 2017

Hosts Jeremy Siegel and Jeremy Schwartz are joined by Jay Pelosky (Founder, Principal, Pelosky Global Strategies) and Alan Auerbach (Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law; Director of the Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance, University of California, Berkeley) on the Friday, February 17, 2017 edition of Behind the Markets.Read More

Air Date: Friday, February 17, 2017

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