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Paul Menchik

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Address: 210D Marshall-Adams Hall
Tel: 517.355.4553
Fax: 517.432.1068
E-mail: menchik@msu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

  • Federal and State Tax and Expenditure policy, e.g. Social Security, Michigan's tax structure
  • Issues in household and family economics, e.g. differential mortality by wealth
  • Effects of demographic change and tax and expenditure matters
  • Wealth accumulation and intergenerational transfers
  • The Alternative Minimum Tax
  • Primogeniture, Equal Sharing, and the U.S. Distribution of Wealth, (1980) Quarterly Journal of Economics 93: 299-316, (March).
  • Income Distribution, Lifetime Savings and Bequests (1983) American Economic Review 73: 672-690 (September) (with Martin David).
  • The Distribution of Federal Expenditures, (1991) National Tax Journal 44:269-276.
  • Wealth Mobility, (1997), Review of Economics and Statistics, 79: 18-31, (with Nancy Jianakoplos).
  • Tax Exporting Through Federal Deductibility of State and Local Taxes (with Charles Ballard), 2005, pp. 26-38, in Proceedings of the National Tax Association.
  • The State(s) of inequality: Changes in Income Distribution in the U.S. States and Census Divisions, 1976-2008 (with Charles Ballard and Lu Tan), Forthcoming in Journal of Income Distribution.
  • Changes in the Level and Distribution of Income in Michigan, 1976-2008, With Comparison to Other States, with Charles Ballard.

Michigan State University Department of Economics