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Congratulations to Bernard Fortin, CIRANO Researcher and Fellow since 1994 for his nomination as Professor Emeritus at Laval University!
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 many 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.
Dr. Fortin has had a long career in teaching and is still pursuing his research career.