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Michael Smart

Professor
Ph.D. (Stanford, 1995), M.A. (UBC, 1988), B.A. (McGill, 1986)
Office: Max Gluskin House, 150 St. George Street, 268. Phone: 416-978-5119. Fax: 416-978-6713.
Personal website: http://sites.google.com/view/smarteconomics
Research fields: Public economics

Selected research

  • Kevin Milligan and Michael Smart, "An estimable model of income redistribution in a federation: Musgrave meets Oates", American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 11 (1) (2019), 406–434.
  • Qing Hong and Michael Smart, "In praise of tax havens: International tax planning and foreign direct investment", European Economic Review 54 (1) (2010), 82–95.
  • Tim Besley and Michael Smart, "Fiscal Restraint and Voter Welfare", Journal of Public Economics 91 (3-4) (2007), 755–773.
  • Jack Mintz and Michael Smart, "Income Shifting, Investment, and Tax Competition: Theory and Evidence from Provincial Taxation in Canada", Journal of Public Economics 88 (6) (2004), 1149–1168.
  • Nicolas Marceau and Michael Smart, "Corporate Lobbying and Commitment Failure in Capital Taxation", American Economic Review 93 (1) (2003), 241–251.
All publications

Honors and awards

  • John C. Polanyi Prize in Economic Science, 1999.
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Dissertation fellowship, 1995.

Courses taught 2019–2020

  • Fall

  • ECO2600H1F, section L0101 (St. George) • Public Economics I • R11-1, F11-12 • GE106, GE100
  • ECO336H1F, section L0101 (St. George) • Public Economics • T1-3, R12 • T WI 523; R UC 244
  • ECO337H1F, section L0101 (St. George) • Public Economics (for Commerce) • T10-12, R1 • UC 52
  • Winter

  • ECO446H1S, section L0101 (St. George) • Advanced Public Economics • T1-3 • BL 114