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Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné is professor at the Department of International Business and holder of the Chair in Environmental Economics and Global Governance at HEC Montréal. He is also CIRANO Fellow and an Affiliate Professor at the École polytechnique de Paris. He holds a Ph.D. in Management science/Operations research from Yale University.
He taught successively at INSEAD and Polytechnique Montréal before joining HEC Montréal in September 2001.
His main research areas are the economics of incentives and organization, environmental economics, and risk management.
His publications can be found in major journals such as Econometrica, Management Science, the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, the Journal of Regulatory Economics, and the Journal of Law, Economics and Organization.
In 2004, he was nominated a Fellow of the European Economic Association. In 2006, he won (with co-author Pauline Barrieu of the London School of Economics) the Finance and Sustainability European Research Award for the article “On Precautionary Policies” published in Management Science. He is currently an associate editor of Resource and Energy Economics and the International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics.