Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Tax Analysis
U.S. Department of Treasury
Kimberly Clausing is a deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Treasury, Office of Tax Analysis. In January 2021, she was named Eric M. Zolt Professor of Tax Law and Policy at the University of California Law school. Prior to that, she was the Thormund Miller and Walter Mintz Professor of Economics at Reed College, where she taught international trade, international finance, and public finance. Her research studies the taxation of multinational firms. She has published numerous articles in this area, and she is the author of Open: The Progressive Case for Free Trade, Immigration, and Global Capital (Harvard University Press, 2019). She has worked on economic policy research with the International Monetary Fund, the Hamilton Project, The Brookings Institution, and the Tax Policy Center, and she has testified before both the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Committee on Finance. Clausing received her B.A. from Carleton College in 1991 and her Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1996.