John Myles

Economic Inequality, Social & Public Policy

John Myles is emeritus professor of sociology and senior fellow at the School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto. Until 2011, he was Canada Research Chair in the Social Foundations of Public Policy.

He has written widely on the comparative politics of the welfare state and on topics related to income inequality and poverty in Canada. His most recent book, Income Inequality and the Fading Politics of Redistribution (UBC Press 2013) is co-edited with Keith Banting.