François Vaillancourt obtained his PhD from Queen's University in 1978, is a CIRANO Fellow and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Economics at the Université de Montréal. He was elected to the Royal Society of Canada in 2009. He has published numerous texts in the field of public policy, particularly on intergovernmental financial relations, taxation and language policies. Since 2000, he has been the Fulbright Canadian Research Scholar in Kennesaw in 2007, visiting professor at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies in Atlanta in 2007 and 2009, visiting professor at the FUCaM (Mons, Belgium, 2006) and visiting professor at the École Normale Supérieure de Cachan (Paris, 2006 and 2008). During the 1990s he was a visiting scholar at the University of Toronto (1991) and the Australian National University (1991), a Shastri lecturer in India (1993) and a visiting scholar at the Institute of European Studies (Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1994). He was also a research coordinator for the MacDonald Commission (1983-1986) and assistant director of the journal Canadian Public Policy-Policy Analysis (1986-1995). He has acted as a consultant for various national (including CIDA, House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance, Séguin Commission, Law Reform Commission of Canada, Conseil de la Fédération, Conseil de la langue française du Québec, CSST, Finance Canada, Federal Expert Group on Equalization Reform, Office of the French Language, Statistics Canada and Auditor General of Canada) and international (AFD, World Bank, IMF, OECD, UNDP) organizations. He has worked in 31 countries on intergovernmental financial relations issues (taxation, transfers) and provided training in this area for the African Tax Institute, the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, the World Bank, the IMF, and the Hague Academy for Local Governance. Translated with
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Publications by François Vaillancourt

37 publications
February 23, 2018

Adéquation des transferts aux besoins des municipalités. Quelques réflexions sur les enjeux d’équité et d’efficacité

Stéphanie Boulenger, Jean-Philippe Meloche, Brigitte Milord and François Vaillancourt

Municipal Affairs
January 24, 2018

Le Québec économique 7 : Éducation et capital humain

Marcelin Joanis, Claude Montmarquette, Christian Belzil, Brahim Boudarbat, Bryan Campbell, Rui Castro, Jean-Claude Cloutier, Marie Connolly, David D’Arrisso, François Delorme, Pouya Ebrahimi, Anabelle Fortin, Bernard Fortin, Luc Godbout, Catherine Haeck, Pierre Canisius Kamanzi, Robert Lacroix, Stéphanie Lapierre, Pierre Lefebvre, Louis Maheu, Brigitte Milord, Joséphine Mukamurera, Michel Poitevin, Safa Ragued, Marianne St-Onge, Maurice Tardif, Morgane Uzenat and François Vaillancourt

Human Capital and Education
February 27, 2017

Évaluation économique du service de premiers répondants sur le territoire de l’agglomération de Montréal

Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin, François Vaillancourt, Ingrid Peignier, Brigitte Bouchard-Milord and Alain Vaillancourt

Experimental Economics and Evaluation Of Projects, Programs and Public Policies
January 25, 2017

Le Québec économique 6 : Le défi des infrastructures

Marcelin Joanis, Andrés Ardila, Josée Beaudoin, Laurent-David Beaulieu, Dorothée Boccanfuso, Bernard Boire, Stéphanie Boulenger, Jean-Philippe Charron, Jean-Claude Cloutier, Bernard Dafflon, Nathalie de Marcellis-Warin, Clélia Desmettre, Kodjovi M. Eklou, Étienne Farvaque, Mario Fortin, Richard Gagné, Roger Galipeau, Stéphanie Lapierre, Geneviève Lefebvre, Jean-Philippe Meloche, Mathieu Paquet, Ingrid Peignier, Serge Pourreaux, Diane Riopel, Luc Savard, Alexandre Skerlj and François Vaillancourt

Experimental Economics, Strategy and International Economy and Infrastructures
October 5, 2016

Le financement des municipalités du Québec : comparaisons interjuridictions et éléments d’analyse

Jean-Philippe Meloche, François Vaillancourt and Stéphanie Boulenger

Municipal Affairs
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