Labor economics, personnel economics, applied econometrics


A CIRANO Researcher and Fellow since 1994, Bruce Shearer si Full Professor in the Department of Economics at Université Laval.

Holding a Ph.D. in Economics from Queen's University, he is a specialist in labour economics and applied econometrics. He has focused on incentive labour contracts in companies and their effects on worker productivity. His current research continues the study of incentive contracts and the effects of the different types of compensation, notably with respect to performance bonuses.

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CIRANO Publications by Bruce Shearer

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Measuring Physicians’ Response to Incentives: Evidence on Hours Worked and Multitasking

Bruce Shearer, Nibene Habib Somé and Bernard Fortin


Le Québec économique 2011 : Un bilan de santé du Québec

Luc Godbout, Marcelin Joanis, Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin, Suzanne Bisaillon, Stéphanie Boulenger, Joanne Castonguay, Natalie Coyle, Benoit Dostie, Étienne Dumont, François Dupuis, Jim Engle-Warnick, Bernard Fortin, Pierre Fortin, Nicolas Jacquemet, Pierre-Thomas Léger, Philip Merrigan, Claude Montmarquette, Ingrid Peignier, Michelle Savoie, Bruce Shearer, Erin C. Strumpf, Wendy Thomson, François Vaillancourt, Marc Van Audenrode and 19 other authors

Experimental Economics, Strategy and International Economy, Public Finance and Health

Labour Supply, Work Effort and Contract Choice: Theory and Evidence on Physicians

Bernard Fortin, Nicolas Jacquemet and Bruce Shearer

Contract, Econometrics and Health

Physicians' Multitasking and Incentives: Empirical Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Etienne Dumont, Bernard Fortin, Nicolas Jacquemet and Bruce Shearer

Contract and Health

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