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Montmarquette, Claude

Professor Emeritus


  • Telephone 514-343-6111 #28490 Pav. PAV.M.CARON-L.GROULX-3200 J.B. \ Ext. C6025

Research expertise

Claude Montmarquette, well known to several generations of students, is a professor emeritus in the Department of Economics  at the Université de Montréal and President and CEO of CIRANO. He introduced experimental economics in Quebec. He was named a Great Montrealer in 2010 and was elected a member of the Royal Society of Canada in 1998.

His research concerns investment in human capital, public finances, and tax fraud.

Read the interview with him in L'Éconolien, No. 6.


Areas of expertise


  • Coricelli G., M. Joffily, C. Montmarquette et M.-C. Villeval, "Cheating, Emotions, and Rationality: An Experiment on Tax Evasion", Experimental Economics, juin 2010, 13(2), 226-247.
  • Johnson C., Masclet D., et C. Montmarquette, "The Effect of Perfect Monitoring of Matched Income on Sales Tax Compliance: An Experimental Investigation", National Tax Journal, March 2010, 63 (1), 110-119.
  • Masclet, D, Lévy-Garboua L. & C. Montmarquette, “A behavioral Laffer curve: emergence of a social norm of fairness in a real effort experiment”, Journal of Economic Psychology, 2009, 30:147-161.
  • Keser C., & C. Montmarquette, "Voluntary contributions to reduce expected losses", Journal of Economic Behavior & Organisations, 2008, 66(2), 477-491.
  • Montmarquette C., N. Viennot-Briot et M.G. Dagenais, "Dropout, school performance and working while in school: An econometric model with heterogenous preferences", The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2007, 98(4), 752-760.