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Keir G. Armstrong

Associate Professor

Degrees:B.Sc. (Toronto), M.A., Ph.D. (British Columbia)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 8696
Office: D-899 Loeb

Research fields: microeconomics, social and economic measurement, index-number theory

• multilateral approaches to index-number theory
• measurement of well-being
• cost-benefit analysis

Refereed Publications in the Last 6 Years:

Most Significant Career Research Contributions:

“Hyperextended-Real-Valued Indexes of Absolute Dissimilarity,” Price and Productivity Measurement, Volume 4: International Comparisons and Trade, ed. W. Erwin Diewert, Bert M. Balk, Dennis Fixler, Kevin J. Fox, and Alice O. Nakamura, Trafford Press, 2007, Ch. 11.

“Grade Scaling: Issues and Approaches,” Teaching Options Pédagogiques, Vol. 7, No. 1 (October 2003), pp. 2–11.

“A Restricted-Domain Multilateral Test Approach to the Theory of International Comparisons,” International Economic Review, Vol. 44, No. 1 (February 2003), pp. 31–86.

“What Impact Does the Choice of Formula Have on International Comparisons?” Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 34, No. 3 (August 2001), pp. 697–718.

“Microeconomic Foundations for the Theory of International Comparisons,” Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 101, No. 2 (December 2001), pp. 585–605; published online July 19, 2001, at on ideal.