Thursday, October 13, 2016
David Gamage (UC-Berkeley) has accepted a lateral offer to join the Indiana law faculty in the fall (announcement). After graduating from Stanford in 2000 (B.A. Economics, M.A. Economic and Organizational Sociology), he worked for Bain Capital before earning his J.D. in 2005 from Yale. He was an Emerging Scholars Program Fellow at Texas in 2005-07 and joined the UC-Berkeley law faculty in 2007. He served as Special Counsel and Senior Stanley S. Surrey Fellow in the Treasury Department's Office of Tax Policy in 2010-12. His publications include:
- Tax Cannibalization and Fiscal Federalism in the United States, 111 Nw. U. L. Rev. ___ (2017)
- The Case for Taxing (All of) Labor Income, Consumption, Capital Income, and Wealth, 68 Tax L. Rev. 355 (2015)
- Foreword—King v. Burwell Symposium: Comments on the Commentaries (and on Some Elephants in the Room), 2015 Pepp. L. Rev. 1 (2015)
- Preventing Government Shutdowns: Designing Default Rules for Budgets, 86 U. Colo. L. Rev. 181 (2015)
- How Should Governments Promote Distributive Justice?: A Framework for Analyzing the Optimal Choice of Tax Instruments, 68 Tax L. Rev. 1 (2014)
- Experimental Evidence of Tax Salience and the Labor-Leisure Decision: Anchoring, Tax Aversion, or Complexity?, 41 Pub. Fin. Rev. 203 (2013)
- On the Future of Tax Salience Scholarship: Operative Mechanisms and Limiting Factors, 41 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 173 (2013)
- Perverse Incentives Arising from the Tax Provisions of Healthcare Reform: Why Further Reforms Are Needed to Prevent Avoidable Costs to Low- and Moderate-Income Workers, 65 Tax L. Rev. 669 (2012)
- A Better Way Forward for State Taxation of E-Commerce, 92 B.U. L. Rev. 483 (2012)
- Three Essays on Tax Salience: Market Salience and Political Salience, 65 Tax L. Rev. 19 (2011)
- Preventing State Budget Crises: Managing the Fiscal Volatility Problem, 98 Cal. L. Rev. 749 (2010)
David's wife, Shruti Rana, is leaving Maryland to join Indiana's School of Global and International Studies. Her research interests include international and comparative law, business and commercial law, corporate governance and social responsibility, administrative law, immigration law, and international women's rights.
David and Shruti met at the 2011 AALS annual meeting and married in 2013.