University of Southern California

Douglas Joines
Professor of Finance and Business Economics

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

PhD, MBA, University of Chicago; AB, Duke University


Doug Joines is a macroeconomist who research has focused on taxes, deficits, and social security. His work has been published in the American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, and Journal of Business. In 1992, the National Science Foundation awarded him a research grant to investigate the effect of social security programs. Professor Joines has held visiting appointments at the University of Tokyo, Claremont McKenna College, University of Rochester, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. During 2007-2009, he served as Marshall's Vice Dean for Academic Programs.


The Saving Rate in Japan: Why It Has Fallen and Why It Will Remain Low 2009
An Experimental Study of Job Evaluation and Comparable Worth 2001
Will Social Security and Medicare Remain Viable as the U.S. Population is Aging?: A Comment 1999
A Second Opinion: An Alternative Approach to Healthcare Reform 1993
How Bad is the Federal Budget Deficit? 1993
Money Supply Announcements and Real Economic Activity 1991
How Large a Federal Budget Deficit Can We Sustain? 1991
Seasonality and the Monetization of Federal Budget Deficits 1990
Social Security Payments, Money Supply Announcements, and Interest Rates 1988
Deficits and Money Growth in the United States: Reply 1988
Currency Substitution and Monetary Independence: Recent Research and Policy Implications 1987
Review of the American Business Cycle: Continuity and Change, edited by Robert J. Gordon 1987
The Revenue Effects of the Kennedy and Reagan Tax Cuts: Some Time Series Estimates 1986
Review of Untangling the Income Tax, by David F. Bradford 1986
Government Deficits and the Fiscal Policy Debate 1986
The Resolution of the Tax Debate 1986
Deficits and Money Growth in the United States: 1872-1983 1985
International Currency Substitution and the Income Velocity of Money 1985
Taxation, Revenue and Welfare 1984
Taxation, Revenue, and Welfare 1983
A Neoclassical Model of Fiscal Policy, Employment and Capital Acceleration 1983
Foundations of Supply-Side Economics 1983
Government Fiscal Policy and Private Capital Formation--Some Aggregate Time-Series Estimates 1983
Tax Rates, Factor Employment, and Market Production and Welfare 1983
The Revenue Effects of the Kennedy Tax Cuts 1983
Rational Expectations, Informational Efficiency and Tests Using Survey Data 1983
Government Spending, Tax Rates and Private Investment in Plant and Equipment 1982
Estimates of Effective Marginal Tax Rates in Factor Incomes 1981
Tax Rates, Factor Employment and Market Production 1981
Empirical Evidence on the Effect of Tax Rates on Economic Activity 1979
Outlook for California--Post Jarvis 1978
Alternative Taxes, Social Security, and Capital Formation 1978
An Income-Expenditure Version of the Wedge Model 1978
Taxation, GNP, and Potential GNP 1978
Short-Term Interest Rates as Predictors of Inflation: Comment 1977