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Title: Assistant Professor of Law
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
FSU Contact: Hailey Anderson
During the 2010-2012 academic years, Professor Gamage will be on teaching leave while serving as Special Counsel and Senior Stanley S. Surrey Fellow to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Tax Policy. In this position, Professor Gamage will administer the individual income tax portfolio of the Treasury Department's Tax Legislative Counsel, thus overseeing the drafting of all individual income tax regulations as well as advising on new legislation and executive branch initiatives related to the individual income tax. Professor Gamage's position is expected to primarily involve managing the implementation of the income tax provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the 2010 healthcare reform law). Professor Gamage will return to teaching at Berkeley Law in the fall semester of 2012.
David Gamage's primary research and teaching interests are in the areas of taxation, budget policy, and public finance. Gamage has written extensively on state-level tax and budget policy and on the economic theory of taxation. He has testified before the California State Legislature and presented to other government audiences on a number of occasions. Professor Gamage also writes on the use of tax law to achieve social welfare and regulatory goals (such as the intersection of taxation and healthcare policy), on U.S. federal-level tax and budget policy, on the organizational design of tax lawmaking institutions, and on distributional considerations in both public and private law. He frequently accepts radio and television interviews on these topics and has been quoted in numerous newspaper and magazine articles.
David Gamage's full CV is available here. Many of his publications are available for download here. Links to some of his prior media appearances can be found at: http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/category/david-gamage/
B.A., Stanford University (2000)
M.A., Stanford University (2000)
J.D., Yale Law School (2005)
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