Dr. Enid Slack is the Director of the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance (IMFG) at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto. The IMFG focuses on the fiscal health and governance challenges facing cities and city-regions in Canada and around the world. Enid has been working on municipal finance issues for 35 years and has been retained by agencies such as the World Bank, IMF, CIDA, UN Habitat, Asian Development Bank, and Inter-American Development Bank in countries such as Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Mexico, Mongolia, the Philippines, and South Africa. She has written several books and articles on property taxes, tax incentives, intergovernmental transfers, development charges, financing municipal infrastructure, municipal governance, municipal boundary restructuring, and education funding. Enid is an Adjunct Professor at the Munk School of Global Affairs where she co-teaches a Masters level course on Big Data and Global Cities. Enid received her B.A. in Economics from York University (Glendon College), and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Toronto. In 2012, Enid was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for her work on cities.
Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance