BIRD, Richard. Canadian, b. 1938. Genres: Economics. Career: With Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1961-68; Professor of Economics Emeritus, and Director, International Tax Program, University of Toronto (Associate Professor, 1968-70; Director, Institute of Policy Analysis, 1980-85; Professor). Chief of tax policy div., International Monetary Fund, 1972-74. Publications: (co-author) Financing Urban Development in Mexico City, 1967; Taxation and Development: Lessons from Colombian Experience, 1970; The Growth of Government Spending in Canada, 1970; Taxing Agricultural Land in Developing Countries, 1974; Charging for Public Services, 1976; (with E. Slack) Residential Property Tax Relief in Ontario, 1978; Financing Canadian Government, 1979; (with M.W. Bucovetsky and D.K. Foot) The Growth of Public Employment in Canada, 1979; Taxing Corporations, 1980; Tax Incentives for Investment, 1980; (with others) Industrial Policy in Ontario, 1985; Federal Finance in Comparative Perspective, 1986; (with R.A. and P.B. Musgrave) Public Finance in Theory and Practice, 1987; (with S. Horton) Government Policy and the Poor in Developing Countries, 1989; (with S. Cnossen) The Personal Income Tax: Phoenix from the Ashes?, 1990; (with O. Oldman) Taxation in Developing Countries, 1990; More Taxing than Taxes?, 1991; Tax Policy and Economic Development, 1992; (with D. Brean and M. Krauss), Taxing International Portfolio Investment, 1992; (with E. Slack) Urban Public Finance in Canada, 1993; (with R. Ebel and C. Wallich) Decentralization of The Socialist State, 1995; (with F. Vaillancourt) Fiscal Decentralization in Developing Countries, 1998. Address: c/o Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5S 3E6.