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Christopher HEADY Head, Tax Policy, Tax Statistics and Horizontal Programmes Division, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris


1974-1975 Temporary Lecturer, Department of Political Economy, University College, London
1975-1976 Lecturer in Economics, University College Cardiff
1976-1979 Assistant Professor of Economics and Member of Research Staff of the Economic Growth Center, Yale University
1979-1989 Lecturer in Economics, University College London
1989-1990 Reader in Economics, University College London
1990-2002 Professor of Applied Economics, University of Bath


Royal Economic Society
Institute for Fiscal Studies
International Institute of Public Finance


Fiscal Management and Economic Reform in the People's Republic of China, (with C. Wong and W. Woo), Oxford University Press, Hong Kong, 1995, 271pp
Optimal taxation as a guide to tax policy, Fiscal Studies, vol. 14, no. 1 (1993), 15-41. Reprinted in M.P. Devereux (ed.), The Economics of Tax Policy, 1996, (Oxford: Oxford University Press), 23-54
Tax Policy: Theory and Practice in OECD Countries (with K. Messere and F. de Kam), Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2003
Taxation policy in low-income countries in T. Addison and A. Roe (editors), Fiscal Policy for Development, Oxford University Press, 2004