Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, all visits and in-person activities at the institute that were planned to take place by the end of April 2021 are suspended. These will be postponed to a later date, to the extent possible.


Virtual conference (video in French) by Pierre-Carl Michaud, RSI Director, for HEC Montreal’s Midis de la recherche, on October 14, 2020, based on COVID-19-related research carried out by the RSI, CREEi and CIRANO since the spring.

The article “Housing liquidity and long-term care insurance demand: A quantitative evaluation,” by Bertrand Achou, was published in February 2021 in the prestigious Journal of Public Economics.
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New Hiring

On January 25, Marianne Laurin (M. Sc.) joined the RSI team as a Research Officer. Previously a student researcher at CREEi, she will work among other things on modelling employment and the CPP as part of the important microsimulation project in which the Institute is involved with various federal agencies.

Several RSI team members obtain a nearly $195,000 SSHRC Insight Grant for their project titled “Income security in retirement: perceptions, incentives and behaviours.”
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