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The Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance (IMFG) focuses on solutions to the
finance and governance problems facing large cities and city-regions.

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The Political Economy of Property Tax Reform
Slack, Enid, and Bird, Richard, 2014
Big City: Too Big, Too Small
Slack, Enid, and Spicer, Zachary, 2014

What's new at IMFG

OECD publishes paper by Slack and Bird on Fiscal Federalism
April 14th, 2014

The OECD has published a new paper in their series, Working Papers on Fiscal Federalism 18, by IMFG Director Enid Slack and Prof. Richard Bird, entitled “The Political Economy of Property Tax Reform” (2014).

Slack makes presentation to Urban Development Conference in Edmonton
April 10th, 2014

On April 10th, IMFG Director Enid Slack made a presentation to the Urban Development Conference at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, entitled: “Financing Municipal Services for Sustainable Development – ‘Getting the Prices Right’.”

Slack and Spicer publish article in Novae Res Urbis
April 4th, 2014

IMFG’s Enid Slack and Zac Spicer have published an article in the April 4th Toronto edition of  Novae Res Urbis called “Big City: Too Big, Too Small.”

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Municipal Finance and Governance
April 2nd, 2014

The Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance (IMFG), within the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, invites applications for a one-year IMFG Post-Doctoral Fellowship.