My primary research interests are focused on exploring the interactions between tax laws and other public policy regimes. I am particularly interested in how such interactions shape behavior and influence inequality. My substantive research interests go beyond tax, including patents and how legal actors and institutions hire and use their employees.

Working Papers
Internality-Correcting Consumption Taxes and Voluntary Public Assistance Programs
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Supply Side Incidence of Consumption Taxes
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Who Benefi ts from Tax Expenditures? Incidence Based on Wealth
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Influence and Ideology in the American Judiciary: Evidence from Supreme Court Law Clerks (with Adam Bonica, Adam Chilton, Jacob Goldin, and Maya Sen)
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The Role of External Referrals in Hiring: Evidence from Judicial Law Clerks (with Sida Peng)
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The Legal Academy's Ideological Uniformity (with Adam Bonica, Adam Chilton, and Maya Sen)
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Endogenous Litigation Costs: An Empirical Analysis of Patent Disputes (with Christopher Cotropia, Jay Kesan, and David Schwartz)
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Revise and Resubmit
Good Cop, Bad Cop: An Analysis of Chicago Civilian Allegations of Police Misconduct
American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (with Max Schanzenbach)
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Peer Review Publications
Taxing Consumption and the Take-Up of Public Assistance: The Case of Cigarette Taxes and Food Stamps
Journal of Law and Economics (2017) (with Nicolas Ziebarth)
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Measuring Judicial Ideology Using Law Clerk Hiring
19 American Law and Economics Review 129 (2017) (with Adam Bonica, Adam Chilton, Jacob Goldin, and Maya Sen)
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The Effect of Tax Expenditures on Automatic Stabilizers: Methods and Evidence
Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (2017) (with Hautahi Kingi)
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The Political Ideologies of Law Clerks
19 American Law and Economics Review 97 (2017) (with Adam Bonica, Adam Chilton, Jacob Goldin, and Maya Sen)
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Law Review Publications
Inequality and the Mortgage Interest Deduction
Tax Law Review (2017) (with Daniel Hemel)
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Will Behavioral Economics Reshape the Compelled Commercial Speech Doctrine?
23 Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy 85 (2013)
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Modifying RAND Commitments to Better Price Patents in the Standards Setting Context
6 Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship and the Law 23 (2012)

Book Chapters
The Economics of Health Care Rationing
The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Health Law (2015) (with Michael Frakes and Matthew Frank)
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