Assistant Professor of Accounting
Jeff Hoopes studies how taxpayers respond to tax laws and changes in tax enforcement. He examines issues at the intersection of accounting, public economics and finance.
He has expertise in both corporate and individual taxation as well as tax administration and compliance.
Dr. Hoopes teaches classes that deal with taxes and business strategy, and how tax policy affects taxpayer decisions and the economy.
His research has been published in The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Financial Economics, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy and National Tax Journal.
Dr. Hoopes serves on the Academic Research Advisory Board of the UNC Tax Center and the Journal of the American Taxation Association editorial board.
He is an economist with the Research Analysis and Statistics Division of the Internal Revenue Service and a CPA with an active license in the state of Colorado.
He received his PhD in business administration from the University of Michigan. He received his MAcc with a tax emphasis from Brigham Young University, where he also graduated with a BS in accounting.