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A CIRANO Researcher and Fellow since 1994, Bernard Fortin is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Economics at Université Laval.
Canada Research Chair for from 2001 to 2015, Bernard Fortin has distinguished himself in several subfields of his discipline, including labour economics, economic analysis of social interactions, and health economics.
Professor Fortin has been a visiting scholar at leading universities and research centres such as MIT, Columbia University, Paris School of Economics, Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Aix-Marseille University, Virginia Tech University, Université Lumière Lyon 2, and the Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (France). He is also a highly regarded educator who has supervised or co-supervised 80 master’s students, 23 PhD candidates, and 10 postdoctoral fellows.
He is a member of the Royal Society of Canada since 2000.