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A CIRANO Researcher and Fellow since 1994, Michel Poitevin is Full Professor in the Department of Economics at the Université de Montréal.
Holding a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of British Columbia, he is a specialist in information economics, incentives and public policy.
Michel Poitevin has conducted recent research on the optimal structure of a federation in the presence of local public goods. He is interested in optimal taxation in the presence of public goods in a context of fiscal competition between states or regions. He has also worked on the optimal determination of tuition fees for Quebec universities.