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Shu-Yi Oei


Dean's Distinguished Scholar


Shu-Yi Oei teaches and writes in tax policy and economic regulation. Her recent scholarship focuses on international taxation, particularly on empirical analysis of global tax developments and transparency, and privacy in international tax enforcement. Oei has also written extensively on technology, data and information, regulation of the gig economy, human capital investment, and social insurance.

Oei has served as the U.S. National Reporter to the European Association of Tax Law Professors and International Academy of Comparative Law General Congress. In 2018, she served as the chair of the American Association of Law Schools Tax Section. Oei is an elected fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel, and is licensed to practice in Massachusetts. 

Prior to joining BC Law in 2017, Oei taught at Tulane Law School, where she was the inaugural holder of the Hoffman F. Fuller Professorship in Tax Law and received the 2014 Felix Frankfurter Distinguished Teaching award, Tulane Law School’s highest teaching honor.

Oei previously practiced tax law for six years. Her practice included advising clients on federal, state, and cross-border tax matters, transactional tax planning, and tax controversies. 

In addition to her law degree, Oei holds a M.T.S. from Harvard University.