Assistant Professor of Economics
University of California, Berkeley

Dmitry Taubinsky an assistant professor of economics at UC Berkeley and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Using a combination of theory, field experiments, surveys, and observational data, he studies topics such as: inattention to and misunderstanding of complex tax incentives; "sin taxes" on goods such as sugary drinks; energy policy for inattentive or misinformed consumers; welfare effects of non-standard policy levers (e.g., social recognition); and financial decision-making by low income populations (e.g., payday loan borrowers).