Michael Wolfson, University of Ottawa

Medicine Professor Ottawa, Ontario michael.wolfson@uottawa.ca Office: (613) 562-5800 ext. 3284

Bio/Research

Dr. Michael C. Wolfson, B.Sc., (Toronto – mathematics, computer science

and economics 1971), Ph.D. (Cambridge – Economics 1977) recently retired as Assistant

Chief Statistician, Analysis and Development, at Statistics Canada.  He was awarded

a Canada Research Chair in P...


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Bio/Research

Dr. Michael C. Wolfson, B.Sc., (Toronto – mathematics, computer science

and economics 1971), Ph.D. (Cambridge – Economics 1977) recently retired as Assistant

Chief Statistician, Analysis and Development, at Statistics Canada.  He was awarded

a Canada Research Chair in Population Health Modeling / Populomics in the Faculty

of Medicine at the University of Ottawa in 2010.

Dr. Wolfson’s areas of expertise include program review and evaluation, tax/transfer

policy, pension policy, income distribution, design of health information systems,

microsimulation modeling of socio-economic policy and health dynamics, and analysis

of the determinants of health.

He held positions in the Treasury Board Secretariat, the Department of Finance,

the Privy Council Office, the House of Commons, and the Deputy Prime Minister’s

Office prior to joining Statistics Canada.  He was also a Fellow of the Canadian

Institute for Advanced Research Program in Population Health (1988-2003).

His numerous articles have addressed topics such as assessing the inter-generational

equity of Canada’s pension and health care systems, the design of an appropriate

system of health statistics, modeling disease determinants and treatments, income

inequality and polarization trends, and income and income inequality as determinants

of population health.

Dr. Wolfson is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and a member

of the International Statistical Institute.



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