Public economics, labour economics, economy of social policies, economy of human resources


A CIRANO Researcher and Fellow since 1994, Bernard Fortin is Full Professor in the Department of Economics at Université Laval.

Holding a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley, his main field of research focuses on applied economics with particular interests in health economics, labour economics, family economics, public economics and econometrics.

He has published some 60 articles in leading scientific journals such as American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Econometrics, Economic Journal and Journal of Labor Economics. He has directed or co-directed 20 doctoral theses, 75 master's theses and 10 post-doctoral fellows. He has been a visiting scholar at several North American and European universities including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Columbia, the Paris School of Economics (PSE) and the Pantheon-Sorbonne University Paris 1. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

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CIRANO Publications by Bernard Fortin

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Heterogeneous peer effects and gender-based interventions for teenage obesity

Margherita Comola, Rokhaya Dieye and Bernard Fortin


Homophily, Peer Effects, and Dishonesty

Liza Charroin, Bernard Fortin and Marie Claire Villeval

Skills, Experimental Economics and Labour Market

La santé au cœur de la relance économique du Québec

Marianne Araj, Jolianne Bolduc, Clara Bolster-Foucault, Roxane Borgès Da Silva, Mélanie Bourassa Forcier, Francesca Brundisini, Siramane Coulibaly, Carl-Ardy Dubois, Raquel Fonseca, Pierre-Carl Michaud, Bernard Fortin, Raphaël Godefroy, Kossi Thomas Golo, Maude Laberge, Guy Lacroix, Claude Montmarquette, Thomas G. Poder, Amélie Quesnel-Vallée, Camille Savard, Erin C. Strumpf, Olivia Toussaint-Martin, Eric Tchouaket Nguemeleu, Maripier Isabelle and 18 other authors

Covid-19 and Health

COVID-19 et maintien à domicile des aînés

Siramane Coulibaly, Bernard Fortin and Maripier Isabelle

Covid-19 and Health

Peer Effects in Networks: A Survey

Yann Bramoullé, Habiba Djebbari and Bernard Fortin

Experimental Economics, Econometrics, Evaluation Of Projects, Programs and Public Policies and Human Resources

CIRANO Projects

The impact of incentives on the geographic distribution of new general practitioners in Quebec

Bernard Fortin, Bruce Shearer, Maude Laberge, Ousman Ali Ali


Health at the heart of Quebec's economic recovery

La santé au cœur de la relance économique du Québec - Publié le September 3, 2020

Roxane Borgès Da Silva, Claude Montmarquette, Erin C. Strumpf, Mélanie Bourassa Forcier, Amélie Quesnel-Vallée, Maude Laberge, Carl-Ardy Dubois, Thomas G. Poder, Bernard Fortin, Guy Lacroix, Raquel Fonseca, Pierre-Carl Michaud, Suzanne Bisaillon, Raphaël Godefroy


Dynamic analysis of the decision to discontinue post-secondary education and its effect on the salary profile

Interruption des études secondaires et postsecondaires au Canada : une analyse dynamique - Publié le September 5, 2019

Bernard Fortin, Marcelin Joanis, Safa Ragued

Education, Human Resources