Public infrastructures, financing and economic impacts of public investments, technological choices of public organisations, multi-level governance and economic geography, International economic development


A CIRANO Researcher and Fellow since 2008, Main researcher of the theme Economic and Fiscal Policy and Researcher in charge of the "Le Québec économique" project, Marcelin Joanis is Full Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering at Polytechnique Montréal. He is also Director of the Research Group on Management and Globalization of Technology (GMT).

Holding a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Toronto, his main research interests are public economics, public finance and policy analysis.

A specialist in public economics, his research focuses on public finance, public infrastructure, regional economics, fiscal federalism and political economy. His publications in international peer-reviewed journals include articles in the Journal of Development Economics, Fiscal Studies, Public Choice, Economics and Politics et Applied Economics. He has participated in research projects at CIRANO with several partners on topics ranging from public procurement to public debt, education economics, regional development, health financing and intelligent electronic markets.

He previously held positions as Economist in the federal government (Ministry of Finance) and the Government of Québec (Commission on Fiscal Imbalance) and recently worked as Consultant with the World Bank and the Auditor General of Quebec. Before joining Polytechnique Montréal in 2014, he was Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the Université de Sherbrooke.

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Plan québécois des infrastructures : comparaison interprovinciale et soutenabilité

Pierre-Carl Michaud, Louis Lévesque, Marcelin Joanis, Jonathan Brasseur and Quentin Winstel

Business Cycles, Evaluation Of Projects, Programs and Public Policies and Public Finance

Implementing a Hierarchical Deep Learning Approach for Simulating multilevel Auction Data

Igor Sadoune, Marcelin Joanis and Andrea Lodi

Methodology, Data Sciences and Simulation

Détermination du PIB réel trimestriel du Québec et analyse du cycle économique, 1948-1980

Mario Fortin, Marcelin Joanis, Philippe Kabore and Luc Savard

Economic and Fiscal Policy

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

CIRANO Projects

Quebec's infrastructure plan: interprovincial comparison and sustainability

Plan québécois des infrastructures : comparaison interprovinciale et soutenabilité - Publié le December 5, 2023

Marcelin Joanis, Pierre-Carl Michaud

Diffusion Québec économique

Marcelin Joanis


Les infrastructures du nord du Québec : bilan des développements passés et des projets

Marcelin Joanis, Thomas Stringer

Le Québec économique 9 - Digital Transformation and Innovative Public Policies

Le Québec économique 9 : Perspectives et défis de la transformation numérique - Publié le January 13, 2021

Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin, Benoit Dostie, Marcelin Joanis, Genevieve Dufour

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

Dynamic analysis of the decision to discontinue post-secondary education and its effect on the salary profile

Interruption des études secondaires et postsecondaires au Canada : une analyse dynamique - Publié le September 5, 2019

Bernard Fortin, Marcelin Joanis, Safa Ragued

Education, Human Resources