Experts in: Decision theory
Walter Bossert earned his PhD in Economics from Karlsruhe University in 1988. Before coming to the Université de Montréal, he taught at the University of British Columbia, the University of Waterloo and the University of Nottingham, in Great Britain.
He has been a Full Professor in the Department since 2000, and is a CIREQ researcher.
Most of his research concerns the analysis of links between the social choice theory and ethics, using mathematical techniques. In particular, he is working on welfare indicators, individual and collective decision theory, and the rationality of economic choices.
Read his interview in L'Éconolien No. 2.
- Microeconomics theory
- Mathematical economics
- Decision theory
- Social choice
- Law economics
- Political economics
William McCausland earned his PhD from the University of Minnesota in 2002, and then joined the Department of Economics at the Université de Montréal. He is currently conducting research into the application of Bayesian econometrics in analyzing time series in economics and finance, demand by consumers and companies, discrete choices in experiments and subjects' behaviour in repeated game experiments.