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Biography

Martin Boyer has a Ph.D. from the Wharton School of Business and Finance, University of Pennsylvania, and is Full Professor of Finance at HEC Montréal.

Martin Boyer has published numerous articles, both empirical and theoretical, on a large variety of insurance topics such as Directors and officers liability insurance, Insurance fraud, Longevity risk of pension plans, Underwriting cycles (or the absence thereof), Reinsurance and catastrophic risk protection. He has also co-authored many 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 contribution to the field of insurance and risk management.

Martin Boyer has been a board member in the following organizations: the Northern Finance Association for which he was the acting president in 2006; the Société canadienne de science économique; HEC Montréal pension plan; Pleiades Capital. He has been a CIRANO fellow since 2000, and is currently a Research Associate of the Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center at Florida State University and of the ERPsim Research Consortium at HEC Montréal. He was a visiting professor at the University of British Columbia, the University of New South Wales, the University of Toronto, and Cornell University.

His main research interests are insurance, risk management, consumer behaviour in the face of uncertainty, information management and corporate finance.
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Publications by M. Martin Boyer

34 publications
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May 3, 2019

Tax-Sheltered Retirement Accounts: Can Financial Education Improve Decisions?

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

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October 17, 2018

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

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

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May 31, 2018

Long-term Care Risk Misperceptions

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

Risk Management
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April 25, 2018

A Canadian Parlor Room-Type Approach to the Long-Term Care Insurance Puzzle

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

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October 30, 2017

Long-Term Care Insurance: Knowledge Barriers, Risk Perception and Adverse Selection

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

Risk Management and Financial risks
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