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Don Fullerton

Gutgsell Professor of Finance and Institute of Government & Public Affairs Scholar

Biographical Sketch

Don Fullerton received a BA from Cornell in 1974 and a PhD in Economics from U.C. Berkeley in 1978. He taught at Princeton University (1978-84), the University of Virginia (1984-94), Carnegie Mellon University (1991-94) and the University of Texas (1994-2008), before joining the University of Illinois in 2008. From 1985 to 1987, he served in the U.S. Treasury Department as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Analysis.

At Illinois, he is Gutgsell Professor in the Finance Department and Center for Business and Public Policy, and he is Associate Director of the Institute of Government and Public Affairs (IGPA). He was Managing Editor for the B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (2001-2012), and is Director of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) program on Environmental and Energy Economics (2007-present).