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An honorary PhD for Christian Gouriéroux

June 2, 2015

Christian-Gourieroux-eChristian Gouriéroux, one of the leading economists of his generation, was awarded an honorary PhD at the recommendation of HEC Montréal, at the Université de Montréal doctoral convocation ceremony on May 29.

In 2012, the Globe and Mail hailed Christian Gouriéroux as one of the three most cited economists in Canada, while the specialized IDEAS site ranks him among the world’s top 10 researchers in risk management. He is currently a Professor with the University of Toronto Department of Economics and a researcher with the Centre de Recherche en Économie et Statistique (CREST) in Paris.

A French citizen and Canadian resident, with a PhD in mathematics from the University of Rouen, Dr. Gouriéroux is a world-renowned expert in econometrics, the branch of economics devoted to developing and testing economic models.

A tireless researcher and an extremely prolific author, he has penned more than twenty books in English and French released by prominent publishers. He is well known at the Université de Montréal, where he was a visiting professor in 1999, 2000 and 2001. He has also published several papers in L’Actualité économique, the official journal put out by the Société canadienne de science économique and HEC Montréal, and provided valuable assistance in organizing speakers for the Canada Research Chair in Risk Management at the School.

Photo: Université de Montréal