The National Tax Association proudly administers several distinguished awards for research, career achievements, public service and refereeing. The Association congratulates the most recent award winners.


2020 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in Government Finance and Taxation

Dario Tortarolo, Behavioral Responses of Workers and Businesses to Tax and Transfer Policies, University of California

Honorable Mentions

Amelia (Molly) Hawkins, University of Michigan, Francis Wong, University of California

The Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation award recognizes exemplary dissertation research in government finance and taxation … more

2020 Daniel M. Holland Medal

David Wildasin, University of Kentucky

The Daniel M. Holland Medal recognizes outstanding contributions to the study and practice of public finance … more

2020 Davie-Davis Public Service Award

Janet Holtzblatt, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center

The Davie-Davis award honors members who serve the public through the provision of expert analyses and objective advice to elected officials, other policy makers, and the general public … more

2020 NTJ Richard Musgrave Prize

Taylor Cranor, Jacob Goldin, Tatiana Homonoff, and Lindsay Moore Communicating Tax Penalties to Delinquent Taxpayers: Evidence from a Field Experiment

The annual Richard Musgrave prize highlights the most outstanding paper published in the National Tax Journal … more

2020 NTJ Referee of the Year Award

Jane Gravelle, Congressional Research Service (CRS) and Daniel Wilson, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

The NTJ Referee of the Year Award recognizes two individuals each year who have been exceptionally helpful as referees … more