John B. Shoven

The Trione Director of SIEPR & Charles R. Schwab Professor of Economics


Contact Info:
Personal Webpage
Page in Stanford Directory

Phone: 650-723-3273

Office: Landau Economics, room 221

Office hours: Summer Quarter: By email appointment


  • Research:

    Corporate finance (dividend behavior, mergers and acquisitions, share purchase), social security and private pensions, stock and bond returns, mutual funds, federal, personal and corporate income taxation, international cost-of-capital comparisons, applied general equilibrium analysis

  • Current Research:

    Asset allocation and asset location theory; the effects of taxes on the relative performance of mutual funds; the long-run future of pension fund saving; public policy towards pensions

  • Teaching:

    Public finance, introductory economics, intermediate micro-economics, investment

  • Professional Affiliations:

    AEA, WEA, Econometrics Society (Fellow), National Tax Association