Theory of the firm, Industrial organization and business strategy, Environmental economics, Technological risk


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.

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CIRANO Publications by Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné

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Le Québec économique 8 : Le développement durable à l’ère des changements climatiques

Marcelin Joanis, Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné, Matthieu Arseneau, Sophie Bernard, Jean-Claude Cloutier, Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin, Jie He, Stéphanie Lapierre, Justin Leroux, Normand Mousseau, Alain-Désiré Nimubona, Daniel Normandin, Jocelyn Paquet, Ingrid Peignier, Pierre Olivier Pineau, François Reeves, Mario Samano, Nathalie Sinclair-Desgagné, Sarah Teigeiro, Ekaterina Turkina, Ari Van Assche, Claude Villeneuve and 17 other authors

Sustainable Development and Environment

L’économie du Québec – Contexte et enjeux internationaux

Thierry Warin, Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné, Ari Van Assche, Rufin Baghana, Mathieu Carrier, Lucian Cernat, Marie-Ève Faubert-Arsenault, Marine Hadengue, Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin, Frédéric Laurin, Patrick Leblond, Sophie Meunier, Pierre Mohnen, Céline Nègre, Stéphane Pronovost, Lewis Quinn, Louis Raymond, Jacques Roy, Nathalie Sinclair-Desgagné, Josée St-Pierre, Antoine Troadec, Ekaterina Turkina, Sylvestre Uwizeyemungu and 18 other authors

Strategy and International Economy and Energy and Natural Resources

An Empirical Study of Road-Noise Barriers Deployment

Marie-Ève Faubert, Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné and Ekaterina Turkina

Environment and Federalism

The Growing Business of Mitigating Ecological Footprints

Aurélia L. Durand and Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné


Sustainable Network Dynamics

Arnaud Dragicevic and Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné


As a speaker

CIRANO Projects

Market structure for the management of recyclable materials on the territory of the City of Montreal

Mario Samano, Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné

Municipal Affairs

Digital challenges in the agricultural sector

Annie Royer, Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin, Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné, Thierry Warin, Ingrid Peignier, Christophe Mondin

Agriculture, Digital Transformation, Innovation

Le Québec économique 8: Sustainable Development in an Era of Climate Change

Le Québec économique 8 : Le développement durable à l’ère des changements climatiques - Publié le October 2, 2019

Marcelin Joanis, Bernard Sinclair-Desgagné, Sophie Bernard, Pierre Olivier Pineau, Mario Samano, Georges A. Tanguay, Alain-Désiré Nimubona, Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin, Justin Leroux

Environment, Energy and Natural Resources

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