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Munir A. Sheikh

Adjunct Research Professor

Degrees:B.A. (Punjab), M.A. (McMaster), Ph.D. (Western Ontario)
Office:C-865 Loeb

Languages spoken other than English: French, Urdu, Punjabi

Research fields: social policy, tax policy, fiscal policy

• income distribution
• carbon taxation
• census

Selected publications:

“Getting Things Straight: The Complex World of Budgetary Policy” Canada and the United States: Differences that Count, 4th Edition, ed. David M. Thomas and David N. Biette, University of Toronto Press, May 2014, Ch. 11.

Report – Estimating the True Size of Government: Adjusting for Tax Expenditures, Macdonald-Laurier Institute, February 2014 (25 pages).

Brighter Prospects: Transforming Social Assistance in Ontario (with Frances Lankin), Final Report to the Minister of Community and Social Services by the Ontario Commission for the Review of Social Assistance in Ontario, October 2012 (177 pages).

“Good Data and Intelligent Government,” New Directions for Intelligent Government in Canada: Papers in Honour of Ian Stewart, ed. Fred Gorbet and Andrew Sharpe, Centre for the Study of Living Standards, September 2011, pp. 305–335.

“A Federal Perspective on the Role and Operation of the Tax Collection Agreements” (with Michel Carreau), Canadian Tax Journal, Vol. 47, No. 4 (1999), pp. 845–860.

“The Effectiveness of Fiscal Policy in a Keynesian-Monetarist Model of Canada” (with Patrick Grady and Paul-Henri Lapointe), Empirical Economics, Vol. 8, No. 3-4 (September 1983), pp. 139–168.

“Smuggling, Production and Welfare,” Journal of International Economics, Vol. 4, No. 4 (November 1974), pp. 355–364; reprinted in International Trade: Selected Readings, ed. Jagdish N. Bhagwati, Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 1981, pp. 233–242.