- D.Phil., Oxford University, UK, 1971
- B.S., University of Manchester, UK, 1968
- Positional Equity and Equal Sacrifice: Design Principles for an EU-Wide Income Tax. Social Ethics and Normative Economics, 2011, pp. 241-259.
- Optimal Control of Inequality Under Uncertainty, Mathematical Social Sciences, forthcoming 2014
- The Pro-Poorness, Growth and Inequality Nexus. Review of Income & Wealth, 2013, v. 59, pp. 776–784.
- Mini-Sypmosium on the Shapley Value. Journal of Economic Inequality, 2013, v. 11, pp. 79–92.
- Horizontal Equity Under a Dual Income Tax System. International Tax and Public Finance, 2012, v. 19, pp. 625–640.
- Influence Functions for Policy Impact Analysis. Research on Economic Inequality, 2012, v. 20., pp. 135–159.
- Inequality & Poverty
Appointments, Distinctions, and Service to UO
- Coordinator, Charitable Fund Drive, Department of Economics
- Member, Personnel Committee
- Past Member, Senate Nominating Committee (2010–11)
- Past Representative, Social Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences (2006–08)
- Past Member, Ph.D. Program Committee
- Past Member, Econometrics Curriculum Committee
- Past Chair, Committee on Outside Funding (2006–07)
Awards and Grants
- Outstanding Author Contribution Award, with B. Essama-Nssah, Emerald Literati Network, 2013.
- First Prize, awarded jointly with S.P. Jenkins, John W. Kendrick Award, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth for outstanding contributions to Review of Income and Wealth, 1993.
- Numerous invitations and appointments
Professor Lambert and his wife live in the beautiful south Willamette Valley. They have five grown children. In his free time, he enjoys traveling and gardening.
- Measurement theory
- Inequality, poverty, and progressivity (redistribution)
- The potential for short run shifting of a corporate profits tax
- The inconsistency between measurement and policy instruments in family income taxation
- Is higher variance necessarily bad for investment?
- Structural progression measures for dual income tax systems
- Disparities in socio-economic outcomes