February 2017



                                        Curriculum Vitae


                              DANIEL RICHARD FEENBERG



 Address :           National Bureau of Economic Research ( NBER )

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 Date of Birth:   May 1, 1950



            A.B. , 1972, Washington University , St. Louis , Missouri.

            Ph.D., 1980, Princeton University , Princeton , New Jersey.



          Title : Estimating the Demand for Environmental Quality.

          Principal Advisor : Professor Edwin S. Mills.


 Major Fields of Interest 


                Public Finance



                Princeton University Fellowship (Sep 1973 - Jun 1975).

                Sloan Foundation Fellowship      (Jun 1975 -Jun 1976).



                Research Associate , NBER , Cambridge, Massachusetts (1980 - present).

                Lecturer , Princeton University (Fall 1978-Spring 1978 ; also adjunct 1985).

                Economist, U.S. Treasury, Office of Tax Analysis (Summer/Fall 1976; also Sept. 1989-August 1990).

    Assistant in Instruction , Princeton University (1974 -75, 1975 -76).

                Consultant , Econ. Inc. , Princeton , New Jersey ( Summer 1974).




"What price graduate school? A logit model of demand for places in a graduate program." 1977.

American Economist ( Fall).


"Environmental problems of the mature metropolis." 1978. With E. S. Mills and R. Zisler, in

"Strategies  for mature metropolitan areas , "C. Levin , editor . Health-Lexington Books.


"Measuring the Benefits of Water Polution Abatement. "1980. With E. S. Mills. New York :

Academic Press.                                                          


"Does the investment interest limitation explain the existence of dividends?" 1981. Journal of

Financial Economics 9(3) (September).


"Alternative tax treatment of the family : simuation methodology and results." 1983. With H.

Rosen, in  Behavioral simulation in tax policy analysis ,M. Feldstein , editor. Chicago : University of Chicago Press.


"Alternative tax rules and personal savings incentives. Microeconomic data and behavioral simulations." 1983. With M. Feldstein , in Behavioral simulation in tax policy analysis ,  

M. Feldstein , editor . Chicago : University of Chicago Press.


"The tax treatment of married couples." 1983. In Taxing the family , R. Penner, editor. Washington , DC : American Enterprise Institute.


"The deductibility of state and local taxes : Impact effects by state and income class." 1985. With H. Rosen, NBER Working Paper No. 1768.


"State personal income and sales taxes: 1977-1983." 1986. With H. Rosen , in  Studies in state and local public finance, H. Rosn , editor. Chicago : University of Chicago Press.


"The interaction of state and federal tax systems : The impact of state and local tax deductibility." 1986 With H. Rosen . American Economic Review 76(2) (May).


"Tax structure and public sector growth." 1987. With H. Rosen, Journal of Public Economics 32 (March).


"Are tax price models really identified? The case of charitable giving." 1987. National Tax Journal XL(4):629 (December).


"A note on revenue forecasting during the Dukakis administrations." 1988. With H. Rosen , NBER Working Paper No. 2667.


"Testing the rationality of state revenue forecasts." 1989. With H. Rosen , Review of Economics and Statistics V71(2) (May).


"Promises , promises. The states’ experience with income tax indexing." 1988. With H. Rosen, National Tax Journal (December).


"Sources of IRA saving." 1989. With J. Skinner , in Tax policy and the economy 3. L. Summers, editor . Cambridge:  MIT Press.


"Is there a regional bias in federal tax subsidy rates for giving?" 1990. With Charles T. Clotfelter  in Public Finance V45(2), 228-240.


"The impact of the 1986 tax reform on personal saving." 1991. With J. Skinner. In Do taxes matter?:the effect of the 1986 tax reform on the U.S. economy. J. Slemford , editor. Cambridge: MIT Press.


"Which households own municipal bonds? Evidence from tax returns." 1991. With J. Poterba, National Tax Journal XLIV(4) (December).


"The risk and duration of catastrophic health care expenditures."1994. With J. Skinner. Review of Economics and Statistics, 76(4), Nov.  pp. 633-647


"An introduction to the TAXSIM model." 1993. With L.Coutts. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. Vol. 12(1) (January).


"Income inequality and the incomes of very high income taxpayers : Evidence from tax returns." 1993. With J. Poterba , in Tax policy and the economy 6. J. Poterba , editor. Cambridge: MIT Press.


"How to raise revenue without raising taxes." 1993. With J. Skinner in Tax Notes 58(7) (February).


"Higher tax rates with little revenue gain: An emperical analysis of the Clinton tax plan." 1993. With M. Feldstein in Tax Notes 58(12) (March).


"Recent developments in the marriage tax." 1995. With H. Rosen in National Tax Journal 48(1):91-101 (March 1995).


"The taxation of two earner families." 1995. With M. S. Feldstein in Empirical Foundations of Household Taxation . Martin Feldstein and James Poterba, editors. Chicago : University of Chicago Press.


"The effect of increased tax rates on taxable income and economic performance." 1996. With M.S. Feldstein in Tax Notes.


"Distribution effects of adopting a national retail sales tax." 1997. With A. Mitrusi and J. Poterba in Tax Policy and the Economy 11 .  Cambridge:  MIT Press.


"Improving the accessibility of the NBER’s historical data." 1997. With Jeffrey A. Miron in Journal of Business Economics and Statistics V15(3, Jul), 293-299.


"The Income and Tax Share of Very High Income Households, 1960-1995*." 2000.With J.Poterba in American Economic Review, Vol. 90 (May 2000): 264-270.


 "The Significance of Tax Law Asymmetries: An Empirical Investigation." 2000. With A.Auerbach  in Journal of Economic Perspectives, Summer Volume. 14, no.3


"The Alternative Minimum Tax and Effective Marginal Tax Rates." 2004.With J. Poterba in National Tax Journal, Part 2 June 2004, v.57,iss.2, pp. 407-27


"Capping Individual Tax Expenditure Benefits." 2011. With Martin Feldstein, Maya MacGuineas in Tax Notes , May 2, 2011


"It's Good to be First: Order Bias in Reading and Citing NBER Working Papers" 2015. With Ina Ganguli, Patrick Gaule, Jonathan Gruber , NBER Working Paper No. 21141 , May 2015