Assistant Professor of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles
Youssef Benzarti is an Assistant Professor of Economics at UCLA. He received his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley and works at the intersection of Public Finance and Behavioral Economics. His work quantifies the hassle costs of taxation, and studies the incidence of Value Added Taxes.
Springtime brings many things, from proverbial showers to birds chirping and warmer weather. It also signals tax season is upon us once more. Every year 140 million U.S. taxpayers spend countless hours gathering...