Elliott Isaac Assistant Professor Department of Economics Tulane University

Elliott Isaac

Assistant Professor
203 Tilton Memorial Hall


Elliott Isaac is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Tulane University. He earned his BA in Economics from Wake Forest University and his MA and PhD in Economics from the University of Virginia. His fields of interest are public and labor economics, with a focus on the treatment of the family in tax and transfer systems, marriage and divorce decisions, and labor supply. His recent projects cover topics such as the effects of joint taxation on the labor supply of same-sex married couples, marriage and divorce responses to taxes and transfers, and the effects of college selectivity on women’s marriage and career outcomes.


  • Public Economics
  • Labor Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics