Jacob Goldin is the Richard M. Lipton Professor of Tax Law. Trained as a lawyer and economist, much of Professor Goldin’s research focuses on US tax policy affecting 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 Chicago Law School faculty, Goldin was a professor of law at Stanford Law School. He has also previously worked in the Office of Tax Policy at the US Treasury Department, and clerked for Judge Richard Posner of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. He holds a JD from Yale Law School and a PhD in economics from Princeton University.