Jacob Goldin is a lawyer and economist whose research focuses on the taxation of low income households and the application of behavioral economics to the design of taxes and other policies. Prior to joining the faculty in 2016, he worked in the Office of Tax Policy at the U.S. Treasury Department, where he focused on programs and regulations affecting low income taxpayers. Professor Goldin graduated with a B.A. from Wesleyan University and earned a J.D. at Yale Law School and a Ph.D. in economics at Princeton University. He clerked for Judge Richard Posner of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. During the 2017-2018 academic year, Professor Goldin will teach Taxation I and Behavioral Law and Economics.