The Institut occasionnally produces short videos to present its research and/or activities. All of the Institute’s videos are available on its YouTube channel.

Here are a few featured videos :

Les effets de la crise sanitaire sur la santé financière des Québécois

Presentation by Philippe d’Astous, as part of the 2021 winter conferences of the Fondation Claude Masse, March 23, 2021, demonstrating the results of a survey of Quebec households and the pandemic carried out at the RSI.  (video in French)

© 2021 Fondation Claude Masse / © Université de Montréal, 2021. All rights reserved.

Covid-19 : Bilan de la surmortalité au Québec et en Colombie-Britannique

Virtual conference by Yann Décarie, RSI research officer, for Les Midis-Webinaire du QICSS, March 16, 2021, on excess mortality during the first wave of COVID-19, based on CREEi working paper 20-08, which he co-wrote with Pierre-Carl Michaud.  (video in French)

La cigale et la fourmi?

Virtual conference 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. (video in French)


A joint RSI-CREEi-CIRANO research project related to the COVID-19 pandemic, based on a survey of 3,000 Quebecers conducted in May  2020. (video in French, English subtitles available)

The Disposable Income Simulator (SRD)

Developed at the Research Chair in Intergenerational Economics, this tool allows for numerous analyses around taxation and labour supply. (video in French, English subtitles available)


Philippe d’Astous presents at the RRSP or TFSA: Can we help savers make better contribution choices? Institute event. (video in French, English subtitles available)