Michael Smart is Professor of Economics with the Department of Economics. His work within the field of economics is prolific, ranging from his position as Co-Editor of the Canadian Journal of Economics and Associate Editor of both the Journal of Public Economics, and International Tax and Private Finance, to his numerous publications, including the recently published Fiscal Restraints and Voter Welfare, co-authored with Tim Besley. Professor Smart holds a B.A. from McGill University, an M.A. from the University of British Columbia, and a Ph.D. from Stanford University.
Department of Economics
Fiscal federalism and tax competition, political economy, taxation, and public policy.