Stan Winer


Stanley Winer is the Canada Research Chair Professor in Public Policy in the School of Public Policy and the Department of Economics at Carleton University. In 2007-2009 he is also Visiting Professor in the Department of Public Policy and Public Choice at the University of Eastern Piedmont, Alessandria. His research is primarily concerned with the formal integration of economics and politics in the analysis of public policy, including taxation, public expenditure and environmental regulation. Among other topics, he is interested in the normative foundations of public economics when the existence of collective choice is taken into account, and the relationship between interregional migration and public policy in Canada. He has published widely in professional journals over the past three decades. His most recent books are Political Economy in Federal States: Selected Essays of Stanley L. Winer, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2002; Political Economy and Public Finance: The Role of Political Economy in the Theory and Practice of Public Economics (co-edited with Hirofumi Shibata), Edward Elgar Publishing, 2002; and (with Walter Hettich) Democratic Choice and Taxation: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis, Cambridge University Press, 1999. He served on the executive of COVE and has been executive vice-president of the International Institute of Public Finance (2001-2005). He has served as a consultant to the governments of Canada, Ontario and Newfoundland.

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