Tag: awards

Martin Sullivan, 2021 Davie-Davis Award Recipient

Martin A. Sullivan is the recipient of the 2021 Davie-Davis Public Service award. Sullivan is the chief economist and contributing editor for Tax Notes, Tax Analysts’ daily and weekly publications and blog. An expert on the federal tax system, especially corporate taxation, he has written over 500 economic analyses for Tax Analysts’ publications and is… Read more »

Dario Tortarolo, 2020 Dissertation Award Winner

Dario Tortarolo has won the NTA’s Outstanding Dissertation Prize for 2020. He will accept the award at the Virtual NTA Annual Conference, on November 19, 2020 on Zoom.  Dario is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies and Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Nottingham. His research interests lie at… Read more »

2020 Dissertation Award Honorable Mention: Francis Wong

Francis Wong, University of California, Berkeley, will be awarded an honorable mention at the 2020 Virtual NTA Annual Conference. Francis Wong is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Aging and Health Research at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His primary fields of interest are public finance and consumer finance, with a particular focus on the relationship… Read more »

2020 Dissertation Award Honorable Mention: Amelia (Molly) Hawkins

Amelia (Molly) Hawkins, University of Michigan, will be awarded an honorable mention at the 2020 Virtual NTA Annual Conference. Amelia is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Brandeis University.  Her primary fields are public finance and labor economics. In her research she explores how social insurance and public assistance programs affect decision making of individuals and firms, with a… Read more »

Janet Holtzblatt, 2020 Davie-Davis Award Recipient

Janet Holtzblatt is the recipient of the 2020 Davie-Davis Public Service award. Janet is a senior fellow at the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center. Over a three-decade career in the federal government, she worked on a broad range of tax policy issues, with emphasis on the tax treatment of families and workers, health reform, the administration… Read more »

2019 Dissertation Award Honorable Mention: Terry (Seok Min) Moon

Terry (Seok Min) Moon is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of British Columbia. His research interests lie at the intersection of public economics and corporate finance. Broadly, the main goal of his current research is to understand how market frictions affect real investment and resource allocations in the economy. In particular, he… Read more »

2019 Dissertation Award Honorable Mention: Michael Stepner

Michael Stepner, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will be awarded an honorable mention at the 2019 NTA Annual Conference in Tampa. Michael is a postdoctoral fellow in Retirement and Disability Policy Research at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a postdoctoral affiliate at Harvard Economics Opportunity Insights. His research examines how social insurance affects equity… Read more »

Cailin Slattery, 2019 Dissertation Award Winner

Cailin Slattery has won the NTA’s Outstanding Dissertation Prize for 2019. She will accept the award at the NTA Annual Conference in Tampa. Cailin Slattery is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Division at Columbia Business School. Her primary fields of interest are industrial organization, public finance, and urban economics. In particular, she studies how… Read more »

Mark Mazur, 2019 Davie-Davis Award Recipient

Dr. Mark Mazur is the recipient of the 2019 Davie-Davis Public Service award. Mark’s distinguished career includes service in academia, government, and the non-profit sector. He is currently the Robert C. Pozen Director of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center. Mark received his Ph.D. from Stanford Graduate School of Business. After four years as an assistant… Read more »

David Schönholzer, 2018 Dissertation Award Winner

David Schönholzer has won the NTA’s Outstanding Dissertation Prize for 2018. David is a Postdoctoral Associate at the Cowles Foundation at Yale University. He is a political economist studying the efficient provision of public goods, the role of governance, and the development of state capacity. His work speaks to issues in local public finance in… Read more »