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With a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago, Claude Montmarquette is President and Chief Executive Officer and Vice-President of Public Policy at the Centre interuniversitaire de recherche en analyse des organisations (CIRANO). He is also a professor emeritus of Economics and the holder of the Bell-Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec Chair in Experimental Economics at the Université de Montréal.

His current research looks at experimental economics applied mainly to questions of economic policy as it relates to education and health.

For many years, he was a visiting professor at the Université de Paris 1 and the Université de Lyon. He has also done several stints at France’s Université de Clermont-Ferrand and Université de Montpellier and at Morocco’s Université Hassan II. He is a renowned conference speaker who has given more than 135 seminars or conference presentations mainly in Europe and the United States.

Mr. Montmarquette is the author or editor of eight books and over seventy scientific articles, and his findings have appeared in prestigious professional journals and educational works on economics and econometrics.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Montmarquette has chaired four committees for the Government of Quebec, including those on drug insurance and fees for public services. He has also participated in many national and international committees, such as Statistics Canada’s National Statistics Committee and the committee for the national aggregate competition for graduate teaching to recruit university professors in economics in France.

Claude Montmarquette is an elected fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.