The National Tax Association proudly administers several distinguished awards for research, career achievements, public service and refereeing. The Association congratulates the most recent award winners. The 2018 Outstanding Dissertation Awards, NTJ Richard Musgrave Prize and NTJ Referee of the Year Award will be announced before the 2018 Annual Conference on Taxtion.

2017 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in Government Finance and Taxation

Jacob Bastian, University of Michigan
New Evidence on the Effect of Public Policy on Employment, Intergenerational Mobility, Family Structure, and Social Attitudes Towards Working Women

Michael Gilraine, University of Toronto
Three Essays on the Economics of Education

Honorable Mention

Adam Lavecchia, University of Toronto
Essays in Public Economics

The Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation award recognizes exemplary dissertation research in government finance and taxation … more

2018 Daniel M. Holland Medal

Michael Keen, International Monetary Fund

The Daniel M. Holland Medal recognizes outstanding contributions to the study and practice of public finance … more

2018 Davie-Davis Public Service Award

Donald Kiefer, U.S. Department of the Treasury

The Davie-Davis award honors members who serve the public through the provision of expert analyses and objective advice to elected officials, other policy makers, and the general public … more

2018 Steven D. Gold Award

Therese McGuire, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

The Steven D. Gold award honors professionals who have made significant contributions to state and local fiscal policy … more

2017 NTJ Richard Musgrave Prize

Philippe Wingender and Sara LaLumia, “Income Effects on Maternal Labor Supply: Evidence from Child-Related Tax Benefits,” National Tax Journal, 70:1

The annual Richard Musgrave prize highlights the most outstanding paper published in the National Tax Journal … more

2017 NTJ Referee of the Year Award

Janet Holtzblatt, Congressional Budget Office
Elira Kuka, Southern Methodist University

The NTJ Referee of the Year Award recognizes two individuals each year who have been exceptionally helpful as referees … more