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James R. Hines Jr.

L Hart Wright Collegiate Professor of Law, Richard A Musgrave Collegiate Professor of Economics, Professor of Business Economics, Stephen M Ross School of Business, Professor of Economics, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and Professor of Law, Law School

James R. Hines Jr. is the L. Hart Wright Collegiate Professor of Law and codirector of the Law and Economics Program at Michigan Law. He is also the Richard A. Musgrave Collegiate Professor of Economics in U-M's Department of Economics and serves as the research director of the Office of Tax Policy Research in U-M's Stephen M. Ross School of Business. Professor Hines's research is focused on various aspects of taxation. He taught at Princeton and Harvard universities prior to joining the Michigan faculty in 1997, and has held visiting appointments at Columbia University; the London School of Economics; the University of California, Berkeley; and Harvard Law School. He is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, research director of the International Tax Policy Forum, former co-editor of the American Economic Association's Journal of Economic Perspectives, and once, long ago, served as an economist in the U.S. Department of Commerce. He holds a BA and MA from Yale University and a PhD from Harvard, all in economics.

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(734) 936-5669jrhines@umich.eduUniversity of Michigan
LSA, Economics
343 Lorch Hall #611
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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