René Garcia, winner of the 2022 Gérard-Parizeau Award, gave a public conference on October 11, 2022 at HEC Montréal on the occasion of the official presentation of the award. The Gérard-Parizeau Award recognizes the outstanding contribution of a researcher in the fields of economics, management or history.
René Garcia is a full professor of economics at the Université de Montréal and has been a CIRANO Fellow for over 25 years. His involvement with CIRANO, notably as Scientific Director for several years, has been instrumental in developing partnerships and collaborations between academic research and financial practice.
The conference under the theme "Economic Uncertainty, Extreme Risk and Financial Markets" was moderated by Pierre-Carl Michaud, full professor at HEC Montréal, CIRANO Fellow and Vice-President Strategies and Government Relations at CIRANO.