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Kyle Rozema

Associate Professor of Law

Kyle Rozema’s research interests are in how legal rules affect economic inequality, disparate outcomes, and discrimination. To study these questions, he uses a range of empirical methods, collaborates across disciplines, and collects original data. His main research interests are in tax law and policy. Beyond tax law, his research interests include discrimination and the labor markets of law-related professions. Kyle’s research can be found on his personal website, his SSRN webpage, or his Google Scholar webpage.

 

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  • Education
    • Ph.D., Economics, Cornell University, 2015
    • J.D., Washington University School of Law, 2011
    • B.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, Grand Valley State University, 2008
  • Courses
    • Torts
    • Tax Policy
    • Empirical Legal Studies
  • Publications

    SSRN Authors Page

    • Good Cop, Bad Cop: Using Civilian Allegations to Predict Police Misconduct  (with Max Schanzenbach),  American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 11(2): 225-268, 2019.
    • Legal Rasputins? Law Clerk Influence on Voting at the U.S. Supreme Court (with Adam Bonica, Adam Chilton, Jacob Goldin, and Maya Sen), Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization 35(1): 1-36, 2019.
    • Who Benefits from Repealing Tampon Taxes? Empirical Evidence from New Jersey (with Chris Cotropia), Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 15(3): 620-647, 2018.
    • Tax Incidence in a Vertical Supply Chain: Evidence from Cigarette Wholesale Prices, National Tax Journal 71(3): 427-450, 2018.
    • The Legal Academy’s Ideological Uniformity (with Adam Bonica, Adam Chilton,  and Maya Sen), Journal of Legal Studies 41(1): 1-43, 2018.
    • Taxing Consumption and the Take-Up of Public Assistance:  The Case of Cigarette Taxes and Food Stamps (with Nicolas Ziebarth), Journal of Law and Economics 60(1): 1-27, 2017.
    • Measuring Judicial Ideology Using Law Clerk Hiring    (with Adam Bonica, Adam Chilton, Jacob Goldin, and Maya Sen), American Law and Economics Review 19(1): 129-161, 2017.
    • The Effect of Tax Expenditures on Automatic Stabilizers: Methods and Evidence   (with  Hautahi Kingi), Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 14(3): 548-568, 2017.
    • The Political Ideologies of Law Clerks  (with Adam Bonica, Adam Chilton, Jacob Goldin, and Maya Sen), American Law and Economics Review 19(1): 97-128, 2017.
    • Inequality and the Mortgage Interest Deduction  (with Daniel Hemel), Tax Law Review 70(4): 667-706, 2017.
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