Tomson Ogwang

Professor, Economics


Office: Plaza 435
905-688-5550 x4696


Bachelor Statistics Makerere
M.A. Eocnomics Leeds
Ph.D. Economics Dalhousie

Research Interests

Econometrics, Economic Development

Kushner, Joseph and Tomson Ogwang (2017) “The Fiscal Impact of Urban Growth”, Canadian Journal of Urban Research, Volume 26, Issue 1, pages 16-28.

Kushner, Joseph and Tomson Ogwang (forthcoming) “Why do per-household expenditures differ between municipalities?, Public Finance and Management.

A New Interpretation of the Gini Correlation, Metron-International Journal of Statistics, forthcoming.

Local Electrical Utilities-Is Bigger Better?, Canadian Public Policy, 2014, 40, 283-291. (with J. Kushner)

Is the Wealth of the World’s Billionaires Paretian? Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 2013, 392, 757-762.

Economic Determinants of the Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages in Canada: A Panel Data Analysis, Empirical Economics, 37, 2009, 599-613 (with D. Cho).

Additional Properties of a Linear Pen’s Parade for Individual Data Using the Stochastic Approach to the Gini Index, Economics Letters, 96, 2007, 369-374.

A Convenient Method of Computing the Gini Index and Its Standard Error, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 62, 2000, 123-129.

A Simple Algorithm for Estimating Box-Cox Models, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series D (Statistician), 46, 1997, 399-409 (with U.L.G. Rao).