Altshuler, Rosanne

Position: Professor of Economics
Specialty: Public Economics, Economics of Taxation
Location: New Jersey Hall 205A
Phone: 848-932-7850


Rosanne Altshuler is Professor and Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Rutgers University. She holds a B.A. from Tufts University and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Rosanne’s research focuses on federal tax policy and has appeared in numerous journals and books including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Public Economics, National Tax Journal, International Taxation and Public Finance, American Economic Review – Papers and Proceedings, and Tax Policy and the Economy. She was an assistant professor at Columbia University and has been a visitor at Princeton University, New York University’s School of Law, and the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service at New York University. Rosanne was an editor of the National Tax Journal and a member of the Board of Directors of the National Tax Association. She is currently on an elected trustee of the American Tax Policy Institute. Rosanne has also been active in the policy world serving as Director of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, Senior Economist to the 2005 President’s Advisory Panel of Federal Tax Reform, and Special Advisor to the Joint Committee on Taxation.