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Darla Moore School of Business


Jason DeBacker

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Economics
Darla Moore School of Business
Phone: 803-777-1649
Office: Darla Moore School of Business, Room  427B
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
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Jason M. DeBacker is an associate professor in the Department of Economics at the Darla Moore School of Business. His research interests lie in the areas of public finance and macroeconomics. He has published papers on these topics in the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Law and Economics, the Journal of Public Economics, the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity and other outlets. From 2009 to 2012, he worked as a financial economist in the Office of Tax Analysis at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Personal website.


Economics of taxation, firm dynamics, political economy


  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2008
  • M.S., University of Texas at Austin, 2005
  • B.B.A., University of Georgia, 2001

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