Applied microeconomics, econometrics, transport, industrial organization


A CIRANO Researcher and Fellow since 1999, Robert Gagné is Full Professor in the Department of Applied Economics atHEC Montréal. He is also the Director of the Centre for Productivity and Prosperity and Associate Director of the Research and Knowledge Transfer of HEC Montréal.

Holding a Ph.D. in Economics from the Université de Montréal, his main fields of interest are applied econometrics, industrial organization and public policies.

He was Co-chair of the Council of the Federation Advisory Panel on Fiscal Imbalance in 2005-2006 and was Chair of the Task Force on Tax Assistance for the Resource Regions and the New Economy in 2007-2008. In 2009-2010, he acted as Co-Chair of the Advisory committee on Quebec’s Public Finances.

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CIRANO Publications by Robert Gagné

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Le Québec économique 5 (2013-2014) : Les grands enjeux de finances publiques

Luc Godbout, Marcelin Joanis, Laurence Allaire, Jean-Pierre Aubry, Bryan Campbell, Jean-Claude Cloutier, Serge Coulombe, Jonathan Deslauriers, Pouya Ebrahimi, Kodjovi M. Eklou, Étienne Farvaque, Martial Foucault, Robert Gagné, Roger Galipeau, Mario Lefebvre, Pierre Ouellette, Jonathan Paré, Patrick Petit, Catherine Roch-Hansen, Suzie St-Cerny, Yves Trudel, François Vaillancourt and 17 other authors

Experimental Economics, Strategy and International Economy and Public Finance

Testing Optimal Punishment Mechanisms Under Price Regulation: the Case of the Retail Market for Gasoline

Robert Gagné, Simon van Norden and Bruno Versaevel

Competition and Simulation

Le « retard » de productivité du Québec :
constats et diagnostics

Robert Gagné, Simon Landry and Michel Patry

Experimental Economics

Determinants of Physicians' Decisions to Specialize

Robert Gagné and Pierre-Thomas Léger


Do CEOs Exercise Their Stock Options Earlier than Other Executives?

Paul André, M. Martin Boyer and Robert Gagné