Associate Professor, Economics Department, UC Davis
Monica Singhal is an Associate Professor in the Economics department at UC Davis and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Her primary research field is public finance, with a particular focus on taxation and redistribution and public finance in developing economies. She is a co-editor of the Journal of Public Economics and an associate editor for International Tax and Public Finance and the Journal of Development Economics. She received her AB and PhD from Harvard University.
Recent work by Monica Singhal
Ghost firms help real firms evade significant sums in tax, but the tax authority developed an innovative way to recover the revenue from cheating...
While academics and policymakers prefer unconditional cash transfer to the poor, they value in-kind transfers that protect against price fluctuations
Tax evasion leads to large losses in government revenue. A recent study explores the limitations of a potential solution, third-party reporting