Leading Economics Scholar Clausing to Join UCLA Law Tax Faculty

November 14, 2019
Kimberly Clausing

UCLA School of Law is pleased to welcome renowned professor of economics, trade and taxation Kimberly Clausing. Clausing will join UCLA Law’s nationally recognized tax law faculty in 2021.

The Thormund A. Miller and Walter Mintz Professor of Economics at Reed College since 2007, Clausing is a prominent voice in international trade, international finance and public finance who focuses her research on the taxation of multinational firms.

Clausing’s book Open: The Progressive Case for Free Trade, Immigration, and Global Capital was published by Harvard University Press in 2019. She is the author of several dozen articles and other publications on issues ranging from trade to corporate taxation.

A sought-after authority in the field and nonresident senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, Clausing has worked on economic policy research with the International Monetary Fund, the Hamilton Project, the Brookings Institution and the Tax Policy Center, and she has testified before the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Committee on Finance.

A two-time recipient of the Fulbright research award, for which she studied in Belgium and Cyprus, she has also held positions at Wellesley College, the Council of Economic Advisors, Harvard University and the Congressional Budget Office.

Clausing holds a B.A. from Carleton College and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from Harvard University.

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