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Insurance, Risk Management, Consumer Behaviour in the Face of Uncertainty, Information Management, Corporate Finance

Biography

Researcher and CIRANO Fellow since 1998, Mr. Martin Boyer is a full professor in the Finance Department of HEC Montréal.


He holds a Ph.D. in Risk Management and Insurance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and his main research interests are in insurance, risk management, consumer behaviour in the face of uncertainty, information management and corporate finance.

Martin Boyer has published numerous articles, both empirical and theoretical, on a wide range of insurance topics such as directors' and officers' liability insurance, insurance fraud, pension plan longevity risk, underwriting cycles (or lack thereof), reinsurance and catastrophe risk protection. He has also co-authored numerous case studies in finance and financial economics. The Bank of Canada, the Casualty Actuarial Society, the Quarterly Journal of Finance, HEC Montréal, and the American Risk and Insurance Association have all recognized Martin Boyer's research contributions to the field of insurance and risk management.

Martin Boyer has been a member of the Board of the Northern Finance Association, of which he was also Acting President in 2006, of the Canadian Society for Economic Science, of the HEC Montréal Pension Plan, and of Pleiades Capital. He is currently a research associate at the Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center at Florida State University and at HEC Montréal's ERPsim research consortium. He has been a visiting professor at the University of British Columbia, the University of New South Wales, the University of Toronto, and Cornell University.

 

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CIRANO Publications by M. Martin Boyer

As an author

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La valeur d’une vie : COVID-19 contre la SAAQ

M. Martin Boyer

Covid-19, Economy, Role of the State and Health
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Tax-Sheltered Retirement Accounts: Can Financial Education Improve Decisions?

M. Martin Boyer, Philippe d'Astous and Pierre-Carl Michaud

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Demand for Annuities: Price Sensitivity, Risk Perceptions, and Knowledge

M. Martin Boyer, Sébastien Box-Couillard and Pierre-Carl Michaud

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Long-term Care Risk Misperceptions

M. Martin Boyer, Claude-Denys Fluet, Marie Louise Leroux, Pierre-Carl Michaud and Philippe De Donder

Risk Management
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