Jacob Goldin is a professor of law. Trained as a lawyer and economist, his research focuses on the taxation of low income households and the application of behavioral economics to the design of policy. Prior to joining the faculty in 2016, Professor Goldin worked in the Office of Tax Policy at the U.S. Treasury Department and clerked for Judge Richard Posner of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. He holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and a Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University.