Natasha Sarin

Assistant Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School; Assistant Professor of Finance, Wharton School

Natasha Sarin is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Wharton School. Her work engages with contemporary economic policy debates and seeks to understand how to reform domestic tax policy, as well as financial markets. Sarin is at the frontier of empirical law and economics, using novel datasets to address these important policy questions. Her research has received both academic and popular press attention. Her work is published in top legal journals such as the Columbia Law Review and the University of Chicago Law Review and has been covered by various media outlets, including the Washington Post, the Economist, and the Financial Times.

Prior to joining the faculty at Penn, Sarin earned a JD from Harvard Law School. She received a PhD in Economics from Harvard University in 2019. She also received a BA in Ethics, Politics, and Economics from Yale University. During the Obama Administration, she spent time at the National Economic Council; today she works with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.