Danny Yagan
Danny Yagan

Assistant Professor of Economics

University of California, Berkeley

Danny Yagan is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley and a Faculty Research Fellow of the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research interests include capital, taxes and labor. He joined the Department of Economics at UC-Berkeley after earning a B.A. summa cum laude and a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University and after completing a post-doc at UC-Berkeley.


  • 2015, College and intergenerational mobility: New evidence from administrative data, $28,000
  • 2014, Inequality and fiscal balance: Is U.S. capital income actually taxed and why?, $15000

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