Stéphane Pallage

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*Current position
Professor of Economics, Université du Québec à Montréal
Member of CIRPEE (Centre interuniversitaire sur le risque, les politiques économiques et l'emploi)
Department chairman, since 2008



*Education
PhD, Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University, May 1995
MS (Financial Economics), Carnegie Mellon, 1993
Licence (Business Administration), Université de Liège, Belgium, 1990



* Research interests
Economic development, child labor, applied macroeconomics, political economy, dynamic contracts, enforcement.



*Publications
  1. Stéphane Pallage, Lyle Scruggs and Christian Zimmermann. Unemployment Insurance Generosity: A Trans-Atlantic Comparison. Annales d'Économie et de Statistique, forthcoming.
  2. Sylvain Dessy and Stéphane Pallage. Gender Discrimination, Human Capital, and Marriage. Journal of African Development, forthcoming.
  3. Max Blouin and Stéphane Pallage. Addressing the Food Aid Curse. Economics Letters 104(1), 49-51.
  4. Max Blouin and Stéphane Pallage. (2008) Humanitarian Relief and Civil Conflict. Journal of Conflict Resolution 52(4), 548-565.
  5. Stéphane Pallage and Christian Zimmermann. (2007) Buying Out Child Labor. Journal of Macroeconomics 29 (1),75-90.
  6. Stéphane Pallage, Michel A. Robe and Catherine Bérubé. (2006) On the Potential of Foreign Aid as Insurance. IMF Staff Papers 53 (3), 453-475 .
  7. Sylvain Dessy and Stéphane Pallage. (2006) Some Surprising Effects of Better Law Enforcement against Child Trafficking. Journal of African Development 8, 115-132 .
  8. Stéphane Pallage and Christian Zimmermann. (2006) On Voters' Attitudes Towards Unemployment Insurance Subsidies across Regions: A Canadian Simulation. Journal of Population Economics 19(2), 391-410.
  9. Stéphane Pallage and Christian Zimmermann. (2005) Heterogeneous Labor Markets and the Generosity Towards the Unemployed: An International Perspective. Journal of Comparative Economics 33, 88-106.
  10. Sylvain Dessy and Stéphane Pallage. (2005) A Theory of the Worst Forms of Child Labour. The Economic Journal 115 (500), 68-87.
  11. Stéphane Pallage and Dominique Demougin. (2003). Limiting Court Behavior: A Case for High Minimum Sentences and Low Maximum Ones. International Review of Law and Economics 23 (3), 309-321.
  12. Stéphane Pallage and Michel Robe. (2003) On the Welfare Cost of Economic Fluctuations in Developing Countries. International Economic Review 44 (2), 677-698.
  13. Sylvain Dessy and Stéphane Pallage. (2003). Taxes, Inequality and the Size of the Informal Sector. Journal of Development Economics 70(1), 225-233.
  14. Sylvain Dessy and Stéphane Pallage. (2002). Fertility, Education, and Market Failures. Journal of African Finance and Economic Development 5(2), 1-16.
  15. Stéphane Pallage and Christian Zimmermann. (2001) Voting on Unemployment Insurance. International Economic Review 42(4), 903-924.
  16. Sylvain Dessy and Séphane Pallage. (2001). Child Labor and Coordination Failures. Journal of Development Economics 65(2), 469-476
  17. Stéphane Pallage and Michel Robe. (2001) Foreign Aid and the Business Cycle. Review of International Economics 9(4), 641-672.
  18. Stéphane Pallage. (2000) On the Enforcement of Cooperative Environmental Policies. Review of Economic Dynamics 3(3), 572-596.
  19. Stéphane Pallage and Christian Zimmermann. (2000) Assurance-chômage et sociétés. In: Finances publiques. Finances privées, Bernard Jurion et Pierre Pestieau (eds.), Éditions de l'Université de Liège, 123-141.
  20. Stéphane Pallage. (1991) An Econometric Study of the Belgian Banking Sector in Terms of Scale and Scope Economies. Cahiers économiques de Bruxelles, Nr 130, 2ème trimestre, 125-143.

*Thesis
  • Dynamic Games and Growth Theory. Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh: May 1995 (Advisors: Finn Kydland, Víctor Ríos-Rull).

*Grants
  • Recipient of FCAR and SSHRC grants 2001-2004
  • Recipient of FQRSC grant 2004-2008, with Nicolas Marceau, Sylvain Dessy and Max Blouin
  • Recipient of SSHRC grant 2006-2009, with Sylvain Dessy
  • Recipient of 2007 grant from CRDI / Trust Africa, with Joost de Laat and Matthieu Chemin
  • Recipient of 2007 grant from the Northwater Foundation, with Joost de Laat and Matthieu Chemin

*Media attention
*Selected working papers
  • Pallage, S. and Blouin, M. (2007). Addressing the Food Aid Curse. CIRPEE, Working Paper 0717.
  • Pallage, S. and Blouin, M. (2007). Humanitarian Relief and Civil Conflict. CIRPEE, Working Paper 0706.
  • Dessy, S., Mbiekop, F. and Pallage, S. (2005). On the Mechanics of Trade-Induced Structural Transformation. CIRPEE, Working Paper 0529.
  • Jacobs, K., Pallage, S. and Robe, M.A. (2005). The Welfare Costs of Macroeconomic Fluctuations under Incomplete Markets: Evidence from State-Level Consumption Data. CIRPEE Working Paper 0524.
  • Dessy, S., Mbiekop, F. and Pallage, S. (2005). The Economics of Child Trafficking. CIRPEE, Working Paper 0509.
  • Jacobs, K., Pallage, S. and Robe, M.A. (2004). Market Incompleteness and the Equity Premium Puzzle: Evidence from State-Level Data. CIRANO, Working Paper 2004s-54.
  • Pallage, S. and Robe, M. (2003). Leland & Pyle Meet Foreign Aid? Adverse Selection and the Procyclicality of Financial Aid Flows. CIRPEE, Working Paper 0327.
  • Dessy, S. and Pallage, S. (2003) Gender Discrimination, Human Capital, and Marriage. CIRPEE, Working Paper 0314.
  • Pallage, S. and Robe, M. (2002) The states vs. the States: On the Welfare Cost of Business Cycles in the U.S. UQAM, working paper Nr. 20-17.
  • Dessy, S. and Pallage, S. (2002) Fertility, Education, and Market Failures CREFE working paper Nr. 148.
  • Dessy, S. and Pallage, S. (2001) Why Banning the Worst Forms of Child Labour Would Hurt Poor Countries. CREFE working paper Nr. 135.
  • Dessy, S. and Pallage, S. (2001) Why Don't Poor Countries Adopt Better Technologies? UQAM, Department of Economics working paper Nr. 20-07.
  • Pallage, S. and Zimmermann, C. (2000). Buying Out Child Labor? CREFE working paper Nr. 123.
  • Pallage, S. and Zimmermann, C. (1999). Heterogeneous Labor Markets and the Generosity Towards the Unemployed: An International Perspective. CREFE working paper Nr. 88.
  • Pallage, S. and Zimmermann, C. (1999). Assurance chômage et sociétés. UQAM, Department of Economics working paper Nr. 9904.

*Seminar presentations

University of Chicago, UCLA, USC, UT (Austin), Carnegie Mellon, INSEAD, Université de Liège, University of Leuven, Université de Montréal, Université Laval, the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Southern Methodist University, University of Iowa, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Universitad Carlos III de Madrid, University of Miami, New York University, HEC, Institute for International Economic Studies (Stockholm University), Carleton University, University of Toronto, Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics, Canadian Economic Association Meetings (Brock University 1995, McGill University 2001), the SED Meetings ( Itam 1996, Oxford 1997, University of Pennsylvania 1998, Alghero 1999, San José 2000, Stockholm 2001, NYU 2002), Canadian Macro Study Group (Toronto 1997, London 1999, Queen's 2002), Midwest Macro Conference (Pittsburgh 1999, Iowa City 2000), NEUDC (Boston University 2001, William's College 2002).

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