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  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Michigan, 2004
  • M.A., Economics, University of Michigan, 2001
  • B.S., Economics and French Literature, University of Illinois, 1995
  • Current Research Topics

  • Individual Responses to Taxation
  • Charitable Giving, Tax Salience, Evasion
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2011 - present
    • Lecturer (Assistant Professor) of Economics

      Ben Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel

    • 2004 - 2011
    • Lecturer (Adjunct)

      Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

    • 2005 - 2010
    • Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Economics

      University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

    • 2008
    • Visiting Scholar

      Bank of England, London, United Kingdom

    • 2004
  • Feldman, Naomi E., and Bradley J. Ruffle (Forthcoming). "The Impact of Including, Adding and Subtracting a Tax on Demand," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.
  • Cornaglia, Francesca, Naomi E. Feldman, and Andrew Leigh (2014). "Crime and Mental Well-being," Journal of Human Resources, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 110-140.
  • Feldman, Naomi E., Peter Katuscak, and Laura Kawano (2013). "Taxpayer Confusion Over Predictable Tax Liability Changes: Evidence from the Child Tax Credit," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2013-66. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Feldman, Naomi E., and Bradley J. Ruffle (2012). "The Impact of Tax Exclusive and Inclusive Prices on Demand," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2012-50. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Cornaglia, Francesca, and Naomi E. Feldman (2011). "Productivity, Wages and Marriage: The Case of Major League Baseball," Center for Economic Performance 1081. London School of Economics and Political Science.
  • Feldman, Naomi E. (2010). "Mental Accounting Effects of Income Tax Shifting," Review of Economics & Statistics, vol. 92, no. 1, pp. 70-86.
  • Feldman, Naomi E. (2010). "Time is Money: Choosing between Charitable Activities," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 103-130.
  • Feldman, Naomi, and Joel Slemrod (2009). "War and Taxation: When does Patriotism Overcome the Free-Rider Impulse?" in Martin, Isaac,William, Ajay Mehrotra K. and Monica Prasad eds., The New Fiscal Sociology: Taxation in Comparative and Historical Perspective. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 138-154.
  • Feldman, Naomi E., and Joel Slemrod (2007). "Estimating Tax Noncompliance with Evidence from Unaudited Tax Returns," Economic Journal, vol. 117, no. 518, pp. 327-352.
  • Cutler, David M., Naomi E. Feldman, and Jill R. Horwitz (2005). "U.S. Adoption of Computerized Physician Order Entry Systems," Health affairs, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 1654-1663.
  • Feldman, Naomi, Paul Courant, and Douglas Drake (2003). "The Property Tax in Michigan," in Drake, Ronald F., Elisabeth Gerber, Ronald C. Fisher and Paul N. Courant eds., Michigan at the Millennium. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University, pp. 577-602.
  • conference

    November 2010

    National Tax Association

    A Reevaluation of Property Tax Capitalization and Burden: Michigan's Proposal A

  • conference

    July 2009

    Venice Summer Institute, Workshop on Behavioral Public Finance

    Effects of Predictable Tax Liability Variation on Household Labor Income

  • conference

    November 2008

    Behavioral Public Economics Workshop at University of Copenhagen

    Mental Accounting Effects of Income Tax Shifting

  • conference


    Netspar Pension Workshop, The Hague

    Mental Accounting Effects of Income Tax Shifting

  • conference

    February 2008

    NBER Economics of National Security

    Religious Terrorism: A Cross-Country Analysis


  • Journal of Public Economics
  • Review of Economics and Statistiscs
  • American Economic Journal: Economic Policy
  • Economic Journal

Professional Affiliation

  • National Tax Association
  • American Economic Association
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