- Professeur adjoint
Faculté des arts et des sciences - Département de sciences économiques
Areas of Expertise
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Cycle : Doctoral
Grade : Ph. D.
Cycle : Master's
Grade : M.A.
Cycle : Master's
Grade : M. Sc.
Research projects Expand all Collapse all
The Role of the State for Long-run Economic Development in Europe Projet de recherche au Canada / 2020 - 2023
The socioeconomic impact of the Great Depression over the Long Run Projet de recherche au Canada / 2018 - 2023
Determinants of productivity loss in agriculture: Evidence from 9 million plots of lands Projet de recherche au Canada / 2017 - 2021
CENTRE INTERUNIVERSITAIRE DE RECHERCHE EN ECONOMIE QUANTITATIVE (CIREQ) Projet de recherche au Canada / 2014 - 2021
Covid-19: an economic analysis Projet de recherche à l’international / 2020 - 2020
The Value of Electricity Transmission: Evidence from the Rollout of the Power Grid in the United States (joint with Edson Severnini, Carnegie Mellon University) Projet de recherche au Canada / 2016 - 2018
Publications Expand all Collapse all
"Estimating COVID-19 Cases Across Four Canadian Provinces." (with David Benatia and Raphael Godefroy). Forthcoming at Canadian Public Policy.
"Short- and Long-Run Impacts of Rural Electrification: Evidence from the Historical Rollout of the U.S. Power Grid." (with Edson Severnini). Forthcoming at Journal of Development Economics.
"What Explains Cross-City Variation in Mortality during the 1918 Influenza Pandemic? Evidence from 440 U.S. Cities." (with Karen Clay and Edson Severnini). Economics and Human Biology, Vol. 35 (2019): 42-50.
"Pollution, Infectious Disease, and Mortality: Evidence from the 1918 Spanish Influenza Pandemic." (with Karen Clay and Edson Severnini). Journal of Economic History, Vol. 78, No. 4 (December 2018): 1179-1209.
"Does Male Education Affect Fertility? Evidence from Mali." (with Raphael Godefroy). Economic Letters, Vol. 172 (November 2018): 118-122.
"Infant Health, Women’s Fertility, and Rural Electrification in the United States, 1930-1960." Journal of Economic History, Vol. 78, No. 1 (March 2018): 118-154.
"The Impact of Technological Change within the Home." Journal of Economic History, Vol. 75, No. 2 (June 2015): 539-543. Dissertation Summary.
- 01-05-2020 Far more cases than officially reported
Estimating COVID-19 Prevalence in the United States : A Sample Selection Model Approach
Public health efforts to determine population infection rates from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been hampered by limitations in testing capabilities and the large shares of mild and asymptomatic cases. We developed a methodology that corrects observed positive test rates for non-random sampling to estimate population infection rates across U.S. states from March 31 to April 7.
- 01-05-2020 New Study Shows There Could Be 12x More COVID-19 Cases In Quebec Than Officially Reported
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