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Name
Prof. Paul Makdissi
Qualifications
Doctorate, Université Laval
Current or most recent Employer

Professor of Economics

University of Ottawa
Time in Post - 10

Organisation Type: University

Regional Expertise

Egypt, Lebanon, Oman,

Disciplinary or professional background

Economics

Contact Info

paul.makdissi@uottawa.ca

16135625800

Department of Economics University of Ottawa 120 University (9008) Ottawa, Ontario Cada, K1N 6N5
Social Media

paul.makdissi.1 (Facebook)

Public Profiles

https://sites.google.com/site/pmakdissi/

Current Areas of Policy Interest

Poverty or deprivation reduction ( 22 years )

Poverty or deprivation measurement ( 22 years )

Public Policy ( 22 years )

Family policy

Health policy ( 5 years )

Taxation ( 22 years )

Engagement

Academic publications
Makdissi, P. and M. Yazbeck, Robust rankings of socioeconomic health inequality using a categorical variable, forthcoming, Health Economics. Makdissi, P. and M. Yazbeck (2016), Avoiding Blindness to Health Status in Health Achievement and Health Inequality Measurement, Social Science and Medicine, 171, 39-47. Makdissi, P. and M. Yazbeck (2015), On the Measurement of Plutonomy, Social Choice and Welfare, 44, 703-717. Makdissi, P. and M. Yazbeck (2014), Measuring Socioeconomic Health Inequalities in Presence of Multiple Categorical Information, Jourl of Health Economics, 34, 84-95. Duclos, J.-Y., P. Makdissi and A. Araar (2014), Pro-Poor Tax Reforms, With an Application to Mexico, Intertiol Tax and Public Fince, 21, 87-118. Makdissi, P., D. Sylla and M. Yazbeck (2013), Decomposing Socioeconomic Health Inequality in Presence of Multiple Categorical Information, Economic Modelling, 35, 964-968. Bibi, S., P. Makdissi and M. Yazbeck (2012), Equivalence Scales and Housing Deprivation Orderings: An Example Using Lebanese Data, Applied Economics, 44, 853-866. Makdissi, P. and Q. Wodon (2012), Gini Decomposition and Gini Income Elasticity Under Income Variability, Bulletin of Economic Research, 64, 184-191. Makdissi, P. and M. Yazbeck (2011), Assessing the Redistributive Impact of Higher Education Tuition Fees Reforms: The Case of Québec, Applied Economics Letters, 18, 143-147. Makdissi, P. et M. Audet (2010), La pauvreté chez les jeunes de 0 à 17 ans au Québec: Une perspective comparative, Recherches sociographiques, 51, 103-123. Araar, A., J.-Y. Duclos, M. Audet and P. Makdissi (2009), Pro-Poor Economies and Statistical Robustness : Evidences Using Mexican Data, Review of Income and Wealth, 55, 853-881. Makdissi, P. and Q. Wodon (2009), Can Risk Averse Competitive Input Providers Serve Farmers Efficiently in Developing Countries?, Jourl of Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization, Vol. 7, No. 1, Article 4. Audet, M. and P. Makdissi (2009), Assessing the Impact of Historical Changes in Social Protection on Poverty in Cada, Applied Economics Letters, 16, 523-526. Duclos, J.-Y., P. Makdissi and Q. Wodon (2008), Socially-Improving Tax Reforms, Intertiol Economic Review, 49, 1505-1537. Makdissi, P. and S. Mussard (2008), Alizing the Impact of Indirect Tax Reforms on Rank Dependent Social Welfare Functions: A Positiol Domince Approach, Social Choice and Welfare, 30, 385-399. Makdissi, P. and S. Mussard (2008), Decomposition of s-Concentration Curves, Cadian Jourl of Economics, 41, 1312-1328. Audet, M., D. Boccanfuso and P. Makdissi (2008), A Model of Horizontal Inequality, Applied Economics Letters, 15, 469-471. Makdissi, P. and Q. Wodon (2007), Poverty-Reducing and Welfare-Improving Margil Public Price and Price Cap Reforms, Jourl of Public Economic Theory, 9, 683-698. Audet, M., D. Boccanfuso and P. Makdissi (2007), Food Subsidies and Poverty in Egypt: Alysis of Program Reform using Stochastic Domince, Jourl of Development and Economic Policies, 9, 57-79.

Academic conferences
North American Productivity Workshop IX, June 2016 (Québec), Poverty-Domint Margil Transfer Reforms in Socially Risky Situations. Annual Meeting of the Cadian Economics Association, June 2016 (Ottawa), Robust Orderings of Socioeconomic Health Inequality: Measurement and Inference. Joint 2015 Annual Health Econometrics Workshop & Seventh Australasian Workshop on Econometrics and Health Economics, December 2015 (Manoa, Hawai): Robust Orderings of Distributions of Self-Reported Health Status. Semir at the Business School, University of Western Australia, August 2015, Robust Wagstaff Orderings of Distributions of Self-Reported Health Status. Annual Meeting of the Cadian Economics Association, June 2015 (Toronto): Comparing distributions of Freedom to Achieve. Congrès de la Société cadienne de science économique, May 2015 (Montréal): Comparaisons de distributions de liberté d’accomplir. Congrès de la Société cadienne de science économique, May 2014 (Ottawa): Classements robustes d’indices de Wagstaff en présence d’auto-évaluation de la santé. Semir at the Department of Economics, University of Windsor, January 2014, Freedom, Economic Resources and Wellbeing: A Stochastic Domince Approach. Semir at the School of Accounting, Economics and Fince, University of Southern Queensland, December 2013, Freedom, Economic Resources and Wellbeing: A Stochastic Domince Approach. Semir at the School of Economics, University of Sydney, October 2013, Freedom, Economic Resources and Wellbeing: A Stochastic Domince Approach. Semir at the School of Economics and Fince, Queensland University of Technology, September 2013, Freedom, Economic Resources and Wellbeing: A Stochastic Domince Approach. Semir at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economics and Social Research, University of Melbourne, September 2013, Freedom, Economic Resources and Wellbeing: A Stochastic Domince Approach. Semir at the School of Economics, Adelaide University, August 2013, Freedom, Economic Resources and Wellbeing: A Stochastic Domince Approach. Economics and Fince Semirs Series, La Trobe University, August 2013, Freedom, Economic Resources and Wellbeing: A Stochastic Domince Approach. Theoretical and Applied Economics Research Semirs Series, Deakin University, August 2013, Freedom, Economic Resources and Wellbeing: A Stochastic Domince Approach. Semir at the Business School, University of Western Australia, August 2013, Freedom, Economic Resources and Wellbeing: A Stochastic Domince Approach. Semir at the Business School, Curtin University, August 2013, Freedom, Economic Resources and Wellbeing: A Stochastic Domince Approach. Annual Meeting of the Cadian Economics Association, June 2013 (Montréal): On the Measurement of Over-Opulence. Congrès de la Société cadienne de science économique, May 2013 (Québec): À propos de la mesure d’opulence. Congrès de la Société cadienne de science économique, May 2012 (Mont-Tremblant): Mesures des inégalités socioéconomique de santé en présence de variables catégoriques. Semir at the Department of Economics, University of North Dakota, May 2012, Pro-Poor Indirect Tax Reforms, With an Application to Mexico. Sémiire départemental du Centre d’économie de la Sorbonne, April 2012, Réformes de la fiscalité pro-pauvres. Sémiire du THEMA, Université de Cergy-Pontoise, February 2012, Pro-Poor Indirect Tax Reforms, With an Application to Mexico. Semir at the Department of Economics, University of Alberta, January 2012, Pro-Poor Indirect Tax Reforms, With an Application to Mexico. Sémiire Matuszewski, Département d’économique, Université Laval, November 2011, Measuring Socioeconomic Health Inequalities in Presence of Multiple Categorical Information. Annual Meeting of the Cadian Economics Association, June 2011 (Ottawa): A Fuzzy Approach to the Measurement of Leakages for North American Health Systems. Colloque de l’Association des économistes québécois de la région de la Capitale tiole, April 2011 (Québec): Les gouvernements et l’économie : doivent-ils en faire plus ou moins? Annual Meeting of the Cadian Economics Association, June 2010 (Québec): Rank-Dependent Measures of Bi-Polarization and Margil Tax Reforms. Congrès de la Société cadienne de science économique, May 2010 (Lac Beauport): Mesures de bi-polarisation basées sur le rang et réformes de la fiscalité indirecte. Semir at the Department of Economics, American University of Beirut, March 2010, Pro-Poor Indirect Tax Reforms, With an Application to Mexico. Sémiire d’économie théorique et appliqué, Université de Nice, December 2009: Réformes fiscales pro-pauvre. Workshop on multidimensiol poverty and pro-poor growth in the ME Countries, June 2009 (Nice): Housing Deprivation in Lebanon. Congrès de la Société cadienne de science économique, May 2009 (Sainte-Adèle): Réformes pro-pauvres de la fiscalité indirecte. Wiener Institut für Intertiole Wirtschaftsvergleiche-Global Development Network Workshop, May 2009 (Vien): Identifying Robust Poverty Reducing Tax Reforms. Social Statistics Semir Series, McGill University, December 2008: Pro-Poor Indirect Tax Reforms. Kennedy-Owens Semir Series, University of the South, November 2008 (Sewanee, TN): Pro-Poor Indirect Tax Reforms. Intertiol Workshop “Measuring discrimition, inequality and deprivation: Recent developments and applications, CEPS (Luxembourg) , October 2008: Pro-Poor Indirect Tax Reforms. Sémiire du CIQSS (Montréal), September 2008 : Fondements éthiques et économiques de l’alyse des politiques publiques. Ninth Intertiol Meeting of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare, June 2008 (Montréal): Between-Group Transfers and Poverty-Reducing Tax Reforms Congrès de la Société cadienne de science économique, May 2008 (Montebello) : Transferts intergroupes et réformes de la fiscalité visant à réduire la pauvreté Sémiire en l’honneur de Nguyen Mahn Hung, Département d’économique, Université Laval, Mars 2008 : Transferts intergroupes et réformes de la fiscalité visant à réduire la pauvreté Congrès de la Société cadienne de science économique, May 2007 (Québec): Réformes de la fiscalité pro-pauvre. Sémiire d’alyse économique et d’économétrie du THEMA, Université de Cergy-Pontoise, February 2007, Alyzing the Impact of Indirect Tax Reforms on Rank Dependant Social Welfare Functions: A Positiol Domince Approach.

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