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Professor Mark Stabile


Mark Stabile is Founding Director of the School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Toronto and Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the Rotman School of Management. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge Massachusetts and a visiting Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science. From 2003-2005 he was the Senior Policy Advisor to the Ontario Minister of Finance where he worked on health, education, and tax policy. He has been a visiting faculty member at Princeton University, the University of Chicago and Columbia University. His recent work focuses on the economics of child health and development, the public/private mix in the financing of health care, and tax policy and health insurance. He has advised the Governments of Canada and Ontario, among others, on health care reform. He is co-editor of Exploring Social Insurance: Can a Dose of Europe Cure Canadian Health Care Finance, published in 2008 by the McGill-Queen’s University Press. Professor Stabile received his Ph.D. from Columbia University and his BA from the University of Toronto.

Recent Publications

Currie, Janet, and Mark Stabile. “Child Mental Health and Human Capital Accumulation: the Case of ADHD,” 2006, NBER Working Paper #10435, Journal of Health Economics, 25(6), pp. 1094-1118.

Milligan, Kevin and Mark Stabile “The Integration of Child Tax Credits and Welfare: Evidence from the Canadian National Child Benefit Program,” 2007, Journal of Public Economics, 91(1-2), pp. 305-326.

Oreopoulos, Philip, Mark Stabile, Roos, L., and Walld, R., “The Short, Medium, and Long Term Effects of Poor Infant Health,” Journal of Human Resources, 43(1), 2008, pp.88-138.

Milligan, Kevin and Mark Stabile “Child benefits, maternal employment, and children’s health: Evidence from Canadian child benefit expansions” American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 99(2), 2009,  pp.128-132.

Currie, Janet, Stabile, Mark, Manivong, Phongsack, and Leslie Roos. “Child Health and Young Adult Outcomes.” NBER Working Paper #144482, Journal of Human Resources, 45(3), 2010, pp. 517-548.

Dhalla, I., Guyatt, G., Stabile, M., and Bayoumi, A., “Broadening the Base of Publicly Funded Health Care” Canadian Medical Association Journal, March 2011, 183: E296-E305.

Milligan, Kevin and Mark Stabile, “Do Child Tax Benefits Affect the Wellbeing of Children? Evidence from Canadian child benefit expansions” NBER Working Paper #14624, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 3(3) August, 2011, pp.175-205.

Allin, S., and Stabile, M. “Socioeconomic status and child health: what is the role of health care utilization?” Health Economics Policy and Law, forthcoming.

Stabile, M. and Allin, S. “The Economic Costs of Childhood Disability” The Future of Children forthcoming.