Franque Grimard

Academic title(s): 

Associate Professor, Department of Economics

Contact Information
Address: 

855 Sherbrooke St. W.
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 2T7

Phone: 
514-398-4717
Email address: 
franque.grimard [at] mcgill.ca
Office: 
Leacock 417
Curriculum vitae: 
Specialization: 

Development Economics

Fields:

Economic Development:

  • Labor Markets, Integration of Women in Labor Force, Credit markets and Bank Failures, Trade and Growth, Tax Reform
  • Countries of study: Côte d'Ivoire, Pakistan, Peru

Health Economics

  • Smoking and Low Income Households in Canada

Environment Economics

  • Agroforestry Practices, Sustainable Agricultural Practices

 

Selected publications: 

Forthcoming publications

  • "A Case Against Muddling Through: Lorie Tarshis and the International Debt Problem" in Hamouda, O. and B.P. Price, (eds.).Keynesianism in America, London: Edward Elgar. Forthcoming.

Journal articles

  • "Assessing the Impact of Tobacco Tax Cuts on Cigarette Smoking Behavior in Canada", joint with V. Hamilton, C. Levington, and Y. St.-Pierre. Canadian Medical Association Journal, (January 1997) 156(2): 187-91.
  • "Cutting Tobacco Taxes, Endangering Youth: a response to N. Birkett," (joint with V. Hamilton, C. Levington, and Y. St.-Pierre).Canadian Medical Association Journal, (May 1997) 156(10): 1377.
  • "Household Consumption Smoothing through Ethnicities: Evidence from Côte d'Ivoire" Journal of Development Economics, 1997. Vol. 53, 391-422.
  • "Smoking and Low-Income Canadians" (joint with V. Hamilton, C. Levington, and Y. St.-Pierre). Policy Options, Vol. 18 No.5, pp.16-19. 1997.
  • "Does the Poor's Consumption of Calories Respond to Changes in Income? Evidence from Pakistan", Pakistan Development Review,(Autumn 1996). Vol. 35 No. 3 pp. 257-283.

Articles/chapters in books and monographs

  • "Demand Analysis and Tax Reform in Pakistan" (joint with A.S. Deaton), The World Bank Living Standards and Measurement Survey Working Paper. No. 85 Washington, D.C. : The World Bank, 1992. ISBN 0821320599.

Working papers

  • "Trade and Transmission of Growth between Leaders and Followers: A Spatial Dependence Analysis," (joint with J. Leonard). February 1998.
  • "Small Household Economies and the Microfoundations of Land Use and Cover Change (LUCC) in Amazonia: The Case of Secondary Forest Fallow Dynamics in Market-oriented Agroforestry Systems," March 1998. (joint with O. Coomes.)
  • "Inequality and Social Welfare in Canada" (joint with V. Hamilton, C. Levington, and Y. St.-Pierre) August 1997.

Other papers and publications

  • "Farm Level Determinants of Agroforestry Investments in Developing Countries: Evidence from Pakistan", (joint with N. Ilahi and S. Rogers) Februrary 1998.
  • "Estimating the Elderly's Returns on the Farm: Evidence from Côte d'Ivoire", (joint with B. Hamilton), March 1997.
  • "Public Infrastructure and Private Costs: Water Supply and Time Allocation of Women in Rural Pakistan"(joint with N. Ilahi). October 1997.
  • "Rural Labor Markets, Household Composition and Rainfall: Testing for Separation in Agricultural Households from Low-Income Countries", August 1997.

Conference proceedings

  • "Will One More Rupee Make a Difference? What Policy Analysts Should Know about Malnutriton and Poverty in Pakistan" in Proceedings of the International Conference on Business and Management. Lahore Pakistan. (1997)
Group: 
Associate Professor
Research areas: 
Development Economics