Western University EconomicsWestern Social Science

Jim Davies

Professor
Ph.D. London School of Economics, 1979

Jim Davies

Office: SSC 4092
Telephone: 519-661-2111
Ext. 88135
Fax: 519-661-2111
E-mail: jdavies@uwo.ca

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Distribution of Wealth, Tax Policy

Teaching Fields

Public Economics

Selected Publications

Shorrocks, Anthony, Jim Davies and Rodrigo Lluberas, "Global Wealth Report 2014," Credit Suisse Research Institute, Zurich (2014).

Shorrocks, Anthony, Jim Davies and Rodrigo Lluberas, Global Wealth Databook 2014, Credit Suisse Research Institute, Zurich (2014).

Burbidge, John, Kirk Collins, James Davies and Lonnie Magee, "Effective Tax and Subsidy Rates on Human Capital in Canada," Canadian Journal of Economics, 45(1) (2012): 189-219.

Davies, James B. and Stanley Winer, "Closing the 49th Parallel: An Unexplored Episode in Canadian and Economic History", Canadian Public Policy 37 (2011): 307-334.

Davies, James B., Susanna Sandström, Anthony B. Shorrocks and Edward N. Wolff, "The Level and Distribution of Global Household Wealth," The Economic Journal 121 (2011): 223-254.

Davies, James B., Jinli Zeng, and Jie Zhang, "Time-Consistent Taxation in a Dynastic Family Model with Human and Physical Capital and a Balanced Budget Constraint," Canadian Journal of Economics 42, 3 (2009): 1023-49.

Davies, James B. "Combining Microsimulation with CGE and Macro Modelling for Distributional Analysis in Developing and Transition Countries," International Journal of Microsimulation 2 (1) (2009): 49-65.

Davies, James B. (ed.) Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective, Oxford University Press, 2008.

Zhang, Jie, James B. Davies, Jinli Zeng, and Stuart McDonald, "Optimal Taxation in a Growth Model with Public Consumption and Home Production," Journal of Public Economics 92, 3-4 (2008): 885-896.

Davies, James B., Martin G. Kocher and Matthias Sutter, "Economics Research in Canada: A Long-Run Assessment of Journal Publications", Canadian Journal of Economics 41 (1), February (2008): 22-45.

Davies, James B., Jinli Zeng and Zie Zhang, "Inequality and Intergenerational Mobility Under Private vs. Public Education," Scandinavian Journal of Economics 107(3) (2005): 399-418.

Davies, James B. and Michael Hoy, "Flat Rates Taxes and Inequality Measurement," Journal of Public Economics 84(1) (2002): 33-46.

Davies, James B. and Anthony F. Shorrocks, "The Distribution of Wealth," in A.B. Atkinson and F. Bourguignon (eds.) Handbook of Income Distribution, North-Holland Elsevier (2000): 605-75.