Franque Grimard

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Associate Professor

Department of Economics
McGill University
Stephen Leacock Building, Room 417
855 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2T7

Email: franuqe.grimard [at]
Phone: (514) 398-4717

Departmental Profile

Professor Grimard's research interests span a broad range of topics across economic development, health economics, and environment economics. His work in economic development has included labor markets, integration of women in labor force, credit markets and bank failures, trade and growth,  and tax reform. His work has spanned many countries including Côte d'Ivoire, Pakistan, Argentina, Mexico, Panama, and Peru. His work in health economics includes smoking and low income households in Canada while his work in economic development focuses on agroforestry practices and sustainable agricultural practices.



PhD in Economics (1995): Princeton University



"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.

"Long-term effects of civil conflict on women's health outcomes in Peru." (joint with F. Grimard S. & Laszlo). World Development, Volume 54, Issue 139. 2014

Health, aging and childhood socio-economic conditions in Mexico” (joint with Sonia Laszlo and Wilfredo Lim, Journal of Health Economics, Volume 29, Issue 5, September 2010, Pages 630- 640

The Fate of the Tropical Forest: Carbon or Cattle?” (joint with O. Coomes, C. Potvin, and P. Sima), Ecological Economics, Volume 65, Issue 2, April 2008, Pages 207-212. 

Franque Grimard and Daniel Parent, “Education and smoking: Were Vietnam war draft avoiders also more likely to avoid smoking?,” Journal of Health Economics, Volume 26, Issue 5, , 1 September 2007, Pages 896-926