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International Institute of Public Finance

James R. Hines Jr.

Member of the IIPF Board of Management, 2020–2023

Status of CV: for elections, June 2020

Harvard University, Ph.D., Economics, 1986.
Yale University, M.A., Economics, 1980.
Yale College, B.A., cum laude, Economics, 1980.

Present Position
Richard A. Musgrave Collegiate Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Michigan;
and L. Hart Wright Collegiate Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School.

Editorial Activities
Editorial Board, American Law and Economics Review.
Editorial Advisory Board, National Tax Journal.
Co-Editor, Journal of Public Economics, 20102013.
Co-Editor, Journal of Economic Perspectives, 20042010.
Associate Editor, New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008).
Associate Editor, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 19972001.
Associate Editor, International Tax and Public Finance, 19931998.

Research Affiliations
Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research.
Research Director, Office of Tax Policy Research, University of Michigan.
Research Director, International Tax Policy Forum. Distinguished Fellow, CESifo Group.
International Research Fellow, Centre for Business Taxation, Oxford University.
Scientific Advisory Board, Ifo Institute and CESifo Council.
Fellow, Society for Empirical Legal Studies.
Scientific Advisory Board, MannheimTaxation ScienceCampus.

Selected Publications
Global Goliaths: Multinational Corporations in the 21st Century Economy, edited, with C. Fritz Foley and David Wessel (Washington, DC: Brookings, forthcoming).

“Investment Ramifications of Distortionary Tax Subsidies,” (with Jongsang Park), Journal of Public Economics, April 2019, 172 (1), 36–51.

“Perils of Tax Reform,” National Tax Journal, June 2018, 71 (2), 357–376.

“Multinational Firms and Tax Havens,” (with Anna Gumpert and Monika Schnitzer), Review of Economics and Statistics, October 2016, 98 (4), 713–727.

“Trade Credit and Taxes,” (with Mihir A. Desai and C. Fritz Foley), Review of Economics and Statistics, March 2016, 98 (1), 132–139.

“Who Offers Tax-Based Business Development Incentives?” (with R. Alison Felix), Journal of Urban Economics, May 2013, 75 (1), 80–91.

“Income Misattribution under Formula Apportionment,” European Economic Review, January 2010, 54 (1), 108–120.

“Which Countries Become Tax Havens?” (with Dhammika Dharmapala), Journal of Public Economics, October 2009, 93 (9-10), 1058–1068.

“Domestic Effects of the Foreign Activities of U.S. Multinationals,” (with Mihir A. Desai and C. Fritz Foley), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, February 2009, 1 (1), 181–203.

“The Demand for Tax Haven Operations,” (with Mihir A. Desai and C. Fritz Foley), Journal of Public Economics, March 2006, 90 (3), 513–531.

“A Multinational Perspective on Capital Structure Choice and Internal Capital Markets,” (with Mihir A. Desai and C. Fritz Foley), Journal of Finance, December 2004, 59 (6), 2451–2487.

“Foreign Direct Investment in a World of Multiple Taxes,” (with Mihir A. Desai and C. Fritz Foley), Journal of Public Economics, December 2004, 88 (12), 2727–2744.

“The Costs of Shared Ownership: Evidence from International Joint Ventures,” (with Mihir A. Desai and C. Fritz Foley), Journal of Financial Economics, August 2004, 73 (2), 323–374.

“Evaluating International Tax Reform,” (with Mihir A. Desai), National Tax Journal, September 2003, 56 (3), 487–502.

“International Taxation,” (with Roger H. Gordon), in Alan J. Auerbach and Martin Feldstein, eds. Handbook of Public Economics, Volume 4 (Amsterdam: North-Holland, 2002), 1935–1995.

“Taxation and Economic Efficiency,” (with Alan J. Auerbach), in Alan J. Auerbach and Martin Feldstein, eds. Handbook of Public Economics, Volume 3 (Amsterdam: North-Holland, 2002), 1347–1421.

“What Is Benefit Taxation?” Journal of Public Economics, March 2000, 75 (3), 483–492.

“Three Sides of Harberger Triangles,” Journal of Economic Perspectives, Spring 1999, 13 (2), 167–188.

“'Basket' Cases: Tax Incentives and International Joint Venture Participation by American Multinational Firms,” (with Mihir A. Desai), Journal of Public Economics, March 1999, 71 (3), 379–402.

“Altered States: Taxes and the Location of Foreign Direct Investment in America,” American Economic Review, December 1996, 86 (5), 1076–1094.

“The Flypaper Effect,” (with Richard H. Thaler), Journal of Economic Perspectives, Fall 1995, 9 (4), 217–226.

“Fiscal Paradise: Foreign Tax Havens and American Business,” (with Eric M. Rice), Quarterly Journal of Economics, February 1994, 109 (1), 149–182.

“Budget Spillovers and Fiscal Policy Interdependence: Evidence from the States,” (with Anne C. Case and Harvey S. Rosen), Journal of Public Economics, October 1993, 52 (3), 285–307.

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