Daniel Shaviro

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About me

Gender Male
Industry Education
Occupation law professor
Location New York, New York, United States
Introduction I am the Wayne Perry Professor of Taxation at New York University Law School. My research mainly emphasizes tax policy, government transfers, budgetary measures, social insurance, and entitlements reform. My most recent books are (1) Decoding the U.S. Corporate Tax (2009) and (2) Taxes, Spending, and the U.S. Government's March Toward Bankruptcy (2006). My other books include Do Deficits Matter? (1997), When Rules Change: An Economic and Political Analysis of Transition Relief and Retroactivity (2000), Making Sense of Social Security Reform (2000), Who Should Pay for Medicare? (2004), Taxes, Spending, and the U.S. Government's March Towards Bankruptcy (2006), Decoding the U.S. Corporate Tax (2009), and Fixing the U.S. International Tax Rules (forthcoming). I am also the author of a novel, Getting It. I am married with two children (boys aged 24 and 21) as well as three cats. For my wife Pat's quilting blog, see Patwig’s Blog.
Interests tax and budget policy, politics, literature, music, sports
Favorite Movies King of Comedy, Duck Soup, His Girl Friday, Nashville, After Hours, The Conversation, Clueless, The Fortune Cookie, Quick Change, Bringing Up Baby, My Cousin Vinny, Let It Be, North by Northwest, Vertigo, Psycho, The 400 Blows, The Player, Godfather 1
Favorite Music Beatles, Velvet Underground, Dylan, Kinks, early Stones and Who (before the bombast), Beach Boys, Captain Beefheart, Hendrix, Marvin Gaye, Big Star, Eno, Television, Clash, Wire, XTC, Go-Betweens, Pixies, Pavement, Fiona Apple, Amy Rigby, Elliott Smith, Belle and Sebastian, Magnetic Fields, Wrens, Lily Allen, Grandaddy.
Favorite Books Alice in Wonderland, Through the Looking Glass, Jeeves (Joy) in the Morning, Code of the Woosters, Right Ho Jeeves, Decline and Fall, The Unbearable Bassington, Pride and Prejudice, Sentimental Education, J.G. Farrell trilogy (Troubles, Siege of Krishnapura, Singapore Grip), Huckleberry Finn