Daniel Shoag

Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Taubman Center for State and Local Government
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John F. Kennedy School of Government
Mailbox 114
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617-495-7649
Email: Dan_Shoag@hks.harvard.edu
Daniel Shoag


Daniel Shoag is an assistant professor of public policy at Harvard Kennedy School and an affiliate of theTaubman Centerfor State and Local Government. His research focuses on fiscal policy, state and local pension plans, and regional macroeconomics. This semester Daniel is teaching a newly designed course on regional economics, federalism and state and local finance. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 2011, and lives in Brookline with his wife and two children.




For a complete list of faculty citations from 2001 - present, please visit the HKS Faculty Research Connection.

Selected Publication Citations:

  • Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
    • Madestam, Andreas, Daniel Shoag, Stan Veuger, and David Yanagizawa-Drott. "Do Political Protests Matter? Evidence from the Tea Party Movement." Quarterly Journal of Economics 128.4 (2013).
  • HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series
    • Shoag, Daniel, and Stan Veuger. "Shops and the City: Evidence on Local Externalities and Local Government Policy from Big Box Bankruptcies." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP14-019, April 2014.

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