Mount Allison University Department of Economics

Craig Brett


Professor of Economics

Mount Allison University

Room 231, Avard-Dixon
144 Main Street
Sackville, NB E4L 1A7
tel. 506-364-2532

B.A. (Mount Allison); M.A., Ph.D. (British Columbia)

Areas of Specialization
economic models of optimal taxation, fiscal federalism, workfare, welfare economics, mechanism design and environmental taxation; spatial statistics and econometrics

Selected Publications
  • Brett, C. and J.A. Weymark, 2008. Public Good Provision and the Comparative Statics of Optimal Nonlinear Income Taxation. International Economic Review 49, 255-290.
  • Brett, C. and C. Tardif, 2008. The Grants are Falling! The Grants are Falling! How Municipal Governments Changed Taxes in Response to Provincial Support in New Brunswick, 1983-2003. Canadian Public Policy 34, 441-456.
  • Blackorby, C., C. Brett and A. Cebreiro, 2007. Nonlinear Taxes for Spatially Mobile Workers. International Journal of Economic Theory 3, 59-76.
  • Pinske, Joris, M.E. Slade, and C. Brett, 2002. Spatial Price Competition: A Semiparametric Approach. Econometrica, 70, 1111-1153.
  • Brett, C., and M. Keen, 2000. Political uncertainty and the earmarking of environmental taxes. Journal of Public Economics, 75, 315-340.
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Economics 3801 Environmental Economics    
Economics 4700 Econometrics