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Harvard University, AB 2004
Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, MA, MPP 2012
Harvard Law School, JD 2012


Blaine G. Saito, an expert in the field of taxation, joined the Northeastern faculty as assistant professor of law in 2020. His research focuses on the intersection of tax rules, economics, tax administration and social policy. His current research focuses on tax expenditures and their use in social policy and international tax issues. His work has been published in the Virginia Tax Review, Harvard Journal on Legislation and Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy.

Prior to joining the Northeastern faculty, Professor Saito served as a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School. He graduated from Harvard College in 2004 with an AB in chemistry, and went on to earn a JD from Harvard Law School and an MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School.

Fields of Expertise

  • Contracts
  • Economics and the Law
  • Tax Law and Policy

Selected Works

Blaine G. Saito

Assistant Professor of Law


120 Knowles
416 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
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