Ali Abbas

  • PhD candidate
  • Cornell University



Ali Abbas is a PhD candidate in Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University. He will be joining the International Monetary Fund's Economist Program (EP) from September 2021.

His areas of expertise are public finance and development economics. He studies the responsiveness of taxpayers to tax policy, and research the distributional and revenue effects of evolving income tax and property tax regimes, both in the United States and in developing country contexts.