Joyce Beebe, Ph.D., is a fellow in public finance at the Baker Institute. Her research focuses on tax reforms in the U.S. and computable general equilibrium modeling of the effects of tax reforms. Her other research interests include wealth accumulation over a person’s lifetime and, generally, how public policies influence decision-making.
Prior to joining the Baker Institute, Beebe was an international tax director at Grant Thornton LLP and an economist at Deloitte Tax LLP, specializing in transfer pricing. Her primary responsibilities were to provide strategic planning and risk management advice to corporate executive teams for management, tax planning and financial reporting purposes from a transfer pricing perspective. Specifically, Beebe conducted valuation of intangible properties and cost-sharing analyses, advised on IRS audit defense strategies, performed valuation and debt capacity analyses for intercompany fixed income securities and prepared transfer pricing due diligence and exposure analyses for merger and acquisition purposes. She is a chartered financial analyst (CFA) charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society Houston.
Beebe received a B.A. in public finance (valedictorian) from National Chengchi University in Taiwan, a diploma from the Stockholm School of Economics and a Ph.D. in economics from Rice University.
Contact her at email@example.com or (713) 348-3617.
IRS' Tax Gap Statistics Don't Paint A Full Compliance Picture
The IRS just released estimates of the tax gap — the difference between taxes paid on time and taxes owed — last week. In an article for Law 360, public finance fellow Joyce Beebe explored why the gap is growing and what it says about the tax compliance landscape.
State Parks and Rural Economic Development
In a paper commissioned by Texas 2036, public finance fellow Joyce Beebe found that over the last decade, Texas rural counties with state parks have higher GDP growth, higher population growth and higher employment growth compared to rural counties without state parks.
Inflation: What to Know and What to Expect
Taxing The Digital Economy: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly, Law360, May 11, 2023.
State Parks and Rural Economic Development, commissioned by Texas 2036, July 2022
- Economic Impact of Severe Drought, commissioned by Texas 2036, June 14, 2022
- The American Families Plan Comes With a Marriage Penalty, The Hill, May 10, 2021
- OECD Delays Are Imperiling Digital Tax Deal, Law360, January 29, 2021
- EU's Tax-Centered State Aid Campaign May Have Peaked, Law360, August 19, 2020
- "Recent Developments in Federal Individual Income Tax," South Texas College of Law, April 19, 2019.