In addition to being a Fellow at MPI, Mark is Professor of Economics at INSEAD. From 2007 to 2015 he was the 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. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His recent work focuses on the economics of child health and development, child mental health, health care financing, and tax policy and health insurance. He has advised the Governments of Canada and Ontario, among others, on health care reform and programs to reduce child poverty. He is associate editor of the Journal of Health Economics and the journal of Health Economics, Policy, and Law.  He serves on the Advisory Board for Canada 2020 and on the Board of Directors for the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario. Professor Stabile received his Ph.D. from Columbia University and his BA from the University of Toronto.

Mark Stabile’s work with the MPI will focus on the state of, and factors related to, social mobility and child poverty. As the gap between rich and poor grows, and middle class incomes stay steady, issues of social mobility and “the American Dream” have never been more important.