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Roger Gordon

Type: Faculty

Name: Roger Gordon

Title: Professor Emeritus & Research Professor

Degree: Ph.D.

Degree From: Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

Degree Year: 1976

Fields of Research: Finance (Primary), Health Economics (Primary), Development Economics , Microeconomic Theory, Public Economics

Research Interest: Taxes and Corporate Dividend Policy, Choice of Personal Tax Base, Taxes and Development

Research Statement: Roger Gordon's research has covered a broad range of questions dealing with the effects of tax policy on firm and individual behavior, and the implications of these responses for the design of tax policy. Another set of papers examines the role of tax policy in economic development, with an initial focus on China and more recently on the development process more broadly.