Working Papers

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Counting the Dead: COVID-19 and Mortality in Québec and British Columbia

Yann Décarie and Pierre-Carl Michaud

Working Paper #20-08 of the Research Chair in Intergenerational Economics
November 2020
Designing Disability Insurance Reforms: Tightening Eligibility Rules or Reducing Benefits?

Andreas Haller, Stefan Staubli and Josef Zweimüller

Retirement and Savings Institute Working Paper #5
August 2020
The Impact of Social Security on Pension Claiming and Retirement: Active vs. Passive Decisions

Rafael Lalive, Arvind Magesan and Stefan Staubli

Retirement and Savings Institute Working Paper #4
August 2020
Housing in Medicaid: Should it Really Change?

Bertrand Achou

Retirement and Savings Institute Working Paper #3
March 2020
Income Volatility, Health and Well-Being

Amélie Adeline, Ismaël Choinière Crèvecoeur, Raquel Fonseca and Pierre-Carl Michaud

Working Paper #19-06 of the Research Chair in Intergenerational Economics
December 2019
The Causal Effect of Institutional Ownership on Firm Level Risk Characteristics

Farid Radmehr and Tolga Cenesizoglu

Retirement and Savings Institute Working Paper #2
March 2019
Tax-Sheltered Retirement Accounts: Can Financial Education Improve Decisions?

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

Working Paper #19-02 (formerly the Industrial Alliance Chair)
February 2019

Scientific Publication (forthcoming): Review of Economics and Statistics, doi.org/10.1162/rest_a_00973
Playing with Fire? Debt near Retirement in Canada

Nicolas Bédard and Pierre-Carl Michaud

Working Paper #18-14 (formerly the Industrial Alliance Chair)
December 2018

Scientific Publication (forthcoming): Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de politiques
Demand for Annuities: Price Sensitivity, Risk Perceptions, and Knowledge

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

Working Paper #18-10 (formerly the Industrial Alliance Chair)
October 2018

Scientific Publication: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 180, 883-902. doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2019.03.022
Understanding Joint Retirement

Pierre-Carl Michaud, Arthur Van Soest and Luc Bissonnette

Working Paper #18-09 (formerly the Industrial Alliance Chair)
September 2018

Scientific Publication: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 173, 386-401. doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2019.07.013
Accounting for the Rise of Health Spending and Longevity

Raquel Fonseca, Pierre-Carl Michaud, Arie Kapteyn and Titus Galama

Working Paper #18-06 (formerly the Industrial Alliance Chair)
June 2018

Scientific Publication (forthcoming): Journal of the European Economic Association, doi.org/10.1093/jeea/jvaa003
Long Term Care Risk Misperceptions

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

Working Paper #18-05 (formerly the Industrial Alliance Chair)
May 2018

Scientific Publication: The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance – Issues and Practice, 44, 183–215. doi.org/10.1057/s41288-018-00116-4
Responses to Savings Commitments: Evidence from Mortgage Run-offs

Steffen Andersen, Philippe d’Astous, Jimmy Martínez-Correa and Stephen H. Shore

Retirement and Savings Institute Working Paper #1
April 2018

Scientific Publication (forthcoming): Journal of Money, Credit and Banking
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

Working Paper #18-04 (formerly the Industrial Alliance Chair)
April 2018

Scientific Publication: Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de politiques, 45(2), 262-282. doi.org/10.3138/cpp.2018-023
Long-Term Care Insurance: Knowledge Barriers, Risk Perception and Adverse Selection

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

Working Paper #17-01 (formerly the Industrial Alliance Chair)
September 2017

Scientific Publication: American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 12-3, 134-169. doi.org/10.1257/pol.20180227