Natasha Sarin

Associate Professor of Law


Natasha Sarin is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School with a secondary appointment at the Yale School of Management in the Finance Department. Previously, she served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy and later as a Counselor to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen at the United States Treasury Department, where her work focused on narrowing the gap between the taxes owed by the American public and those collected by the Internal Revenue Service.

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Natasha Sarin

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B.A., Yale College, 2011
J.D., Harvard Law School, 2014
Ph.D. (Economics), Harvard University, 2018

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Natasha Sarin is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School with a secondary appointment at the Yale School of Management in the Finance Department. Previously, she served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy and later as a Counselor to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen at the United States Treasury Department, where her work focused on narrowing the gap between the taxes owed by the American public and those collected by the Internal Revenue Service. Prior to her government service, Sarin was a Professor at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and the Wharton School. Her research centers on public finance and financial regulation, with work on tax policy, household finance, insurance, and macroprudential risk management. Her scholarship has been covered in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and the Financial Times, among other publications.

Tuesday, January 17, 2023


The Republicans Don’t Want To Fix the IRS. Here’s How To Do It Anyway. — A Commentary by Natasha Sarin and Lawrence H. Summers

Natasha Sarin is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, January 11, 2023


Yale Law School Adds Four New Faculty Members in 2022–23

Four new professors have joined the Yale Law School faculty this academic year: Aslı Ü. Bâli ’99, Claudia Flores, Ketan Ramakrishnan ’21, and Natasha Sarin.

Wednesday, January 4, 2023


Natasha Sarin Joins Yale Law School Faculty

Natasha Sarin joined the Yale Law School faculty as an Associate Professor of Law on Jan. 1, 2023.