James Hines Jr.

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Richard A. Musgrave Collegiate Professor of Economics

343 Lorch Hall
University of Michigan Business School
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1220

Office Location(s): 343 Lorch Hall
Phone: 734.764.2320
Fax: 734.764.2769
jrhines@umich.edu

  • Affiliation(s)
    • Professor of Law
  • About

    James Hines teaches in the department of economics and the law school, and also serves as Research Director of the business school's Office of Tax Policy Research. His research concerns various aspects of taxation. He holds a B.A. and M.A. from Yale University and a Ph.D. from Harvard, all in economics. He taught at Princeton and Harvard prior to moving to Michigan in 1997, and has held visiting appointments at Columbia, the London School of Economics, and Harvard Law School. He is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, research director of the International Tax Policy Forum, co-editor of the American Economic Association's Journal of Economic Perspectives, and once, long ago, was an economist in the United States Department of Commerce.

  • Education
    • B.A. and M.A., Yale University
    • Ph.D., Harvard