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.

Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in Government Finance and Taxation

Benjamin Lockwood, Harvard University
Essays in Optimal Taxation

Honorable Mention

Youssef Benzarti, University of California, Berkeley
Essays in Public Finance and Psychology and Economics

Daniel Reck, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Essays in Behavioral Public Economics

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

Daniel M. Holland Medal

Alvin C. Warren, Jr., Harvard Law School

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

Davie-Davis Public Service Award

Geraldine Gerardi, 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

Steven D. Gold Award

Jonathan Ball, Director, Utah Fiscal Analysts Office

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

NTJ Richard Musgrave Prize

Alexander Gelber and Matthew Weinzierl, “Optimal Taxation When Children’s Abilities Depend on Parents’ Resources,” National Tax Journal, 69:1

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

NTJ Referee of the Year Award

Eric Brunner, University of Connecticut

William G. Gale, Brookings Institution and Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center

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