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Robin Boadway is the Sir Edward Peacock Professor of Economic Theory at Queen's University, and a Fellow of the Institute of Intergovernmental Relations. He studied at RMC, Oxford and Queen's and has been a visiting scholar at Universities of Chicago, Oxford and Louvain. He has served in the past as President of the Canadian Economics Association and Head of the Department of Economics at Queen's and is now Executive Vice-President of the International Institute of Public Finance. He is a past editor of the Canadian Journal of Economics and the German Economic Review, and is currently editor of the Journal of Public Economics and on the editorial board of the Canadian Tax Journal, the National Tax Journal, International Tax and Public Finance and Regional Science and Urban Economics. His research work is in the broad area of public sector economics, with special emphasis on fiscal federalism, tax policy, social policy and cost-benefit analysis. He has been involved in projects for various organizations including the World Bank, the Forum of Federations, Finance Canada the Economic Council of Canada, the Canadian Tax Foundation, CIDA, IDRC, and governments in a number of countries and provinces.