Daniel Shaviro (@DanielShaviro) is Wayne Perry Professor of Taxation at NYU School of Law. He is a graduate of Princeton University and Yale Law School. Before entering law teaching, he spent three years in private practice at Caplin & Drysdale, a leading tax specialty firm, and three years as Legislation Attorney at the Joint Congressional Committee on Taxation, where he worked on the Tax Reform Act of 1986. In 1987, Shaviro began his teaching career at the University of Chicago Law School, and he joined the New York University School of Law in 1995.
Shaviro’s scholarly work examines tax policy, budget policy, distributional, and entitlements issues. Books he has written include Literature and Inequality: Nine Perspectives from the Napoleonic Era Through the First Gilded Age (2020), Fixing U.S. International Taxation (2014), Decoding the U.S. Corporate Tax (2009), Taxes, Spending, and the U.S. Government’s March Towards Bankruptcy (2007), Who Should Pay for Medicare? (2004), Making Sense of Social Security Reform (2000), When Rules Change: An Economic and Political Analysis of Transition Relief and Retroactivity (2000), and Do Deficits Matter? (1997). He has also published a novel, Getting It (2010). At NYU School of Law, Shaviro teaches various tax courses, including a scholarly colloquium on tax policy and public finance.