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Cuff Katherine, Professor | Canada Research Chair in Public Economic Theory | Editor, FinanzArchiv/Public Finance Analysis

Katherine Cuff

Professor | Canada Research Chair in Public Economic Theory | Editor, FinanzArchiv/Public Finance Analysis

Faculty
Department of Economics

Area(s) of Interest:

Biography

Katherine Cuff is one of the recipients of the recently created honorific title, University Scholar. The spirit is intended to honour more junior faculty who have "already distinguished themselves as international scholars."

Research Interests: Optimal Taxation, Fiscal Federalism, Tax Competition

Education

Ph.D. Queens University 2000

Teaching

ECON 798- Fall 2015

ECON 731 - Winter 2016

Research

Recent Publications

Boadway, R. and K. Cuff, (2013) "The Recent Evolution of Redistribution in Canada," in Keith Banting and John Myles, eds., The Fading of Redistributive Politics:  Inequality and the Politics of Social Policy. (UBC Press: Vancouver), 2014.

Cuff, K., J. Hurley, S. Mestelman, A. Muller, and R. Nuscheler (2012) "Public and Private Health Care Financing with Alternate Public Rationing Rules," Health Economics, 21, 83-100.

Cuff, K., S. Hong, J. Schwartz, Q. Wen, and J. Weymark, (2012) "Dominant Strategy Implementation with a Convex Product Space of Valuations," Social Choice and Welfare 39, 567-597. 

Buckley, N., K. Cuff, J. Hurley, L. McLeod, R. Nuscheler, and D. Cameron, (2012) "Willingness-to-Pay for Parallel Private Health Insurance: Evidence from a Laboratory Experiment," Canadian Journal of Economics, 45, 137-166.

Buckley, N., D. Cameron, K. Cuff, J. Hurley, L. McLeod, S. Mestelman, (2012) "\An Experimental Investigation of Mixed Systems of Public and Private Finance," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 84, 713-729.

Cuff, K., N. Marceau, S. Mongrain, and J. Roberts (2011) "Optimal Policies and the Informal Sector," Journal of Public Economics, 59, 1280-1291.

Hurley, J., N. Buckley, K. Cuff, M. Giacomini, and D. Cameron (2011) "Judgments Regarding the Fair Division of Goods: The Impact of Verbal versus Quantitative Descriptions of Alternative Divisions," Social Choice and Welfare, 37, 341-372.