Marcel Boyer

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Marcel Boyer OC FRSC is the Bell Canada Professor of industrial economics at the Université de Montréal and vice-president and chief economist at the Montreal Economic Institute. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from Carnegie-Mellon University where he studied under the supervision of Nobel Prize laureate Robert Lucas, Jr.. He is a Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Montreal, Research Associate at École Polytechnique of Paris Fellow CIRANO CIREQ and the CD Howe Institute, University Affiliate of Analysis Group, Member of the Steering Committee Chair "Sustainable Finance and Responsible Investment" of the École Polytechnique of Paris and the University of Toulouse, Member of the Panel of Experts on industrial R & D Council of Canadian Academies, and vice-president of the Society for Economic Research on Copyright Issues.

Boyer is featured in the 2010 Canadian documentary film Water On The Table, where he debates water rights issues.


Selected writings[edit]

  • "Alleviating Coordination Problems and Regulatory Constraints through Financial Risk Management", mimeo, 2011, 44 pages (with M. Boyer and R. Garcia).
  • "Dynamic Duopoly Investment Game without Commitment under Uncertain Market Growth", mimeo, 2011 (with P. Lasserre and M. Moreaux).
  • "Capacity Commitment versus Flexibility," Journal of Economics and Management Strategy 6, 1997, 347-376 (with M. Moreaux).
  • "Environmental Risks and Bank Liability," European Economic Review 41, 1997, 1427-1459 (with JJ Laffont).
  • "An Empirical Analysis of Moral Hazard and Experience Rating," Review of Economics and Statistics LXXI (1), 1989, 128-134 (with G. Dionne).


  1. ^ "Order of Canada Appointments". The Governor General of Canada His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston. Governor General of Canada. Retrieved 31 December 2015.

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