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Fanny S. Demers

Associate Professor

Degrees:B.A. (Bogaziçi), M.B.A. (McGill), M.A., Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 3775
Email:fanny.demers@carleton.ca
Office:B-854 Loeb

Languages spoken other than English: Turkish, French

Research fields: macroeconomics, business cycles, investment theory, asset pricing

Expertise:
• learning and cyclical fluctuations
• investment theory
• the risk-sharing and informational roles of financial markets
• the theory of risk and insurance

Selected publications:

“The Investment Tax Credit and Irreversible Investment” (with Sumru G. Altuğ and Michel Demers), Journal of Macroeconomics, in press; available online 14 January 2009.

“Political Risk and Irreversible Investment” (with Sumru G. Altuğ and Michel Demers), CESifo Economic Studies, Vol. 53, No. 3 (September 2007), pp. 430–465.

“Learning about Tax Policy” (with Sumru G. Altuğ and Michel Demers), Finance Letters, Vol. 5, No. 1 (February 2007), pp. 1–11.

“Investment Dynamics” (with Sumru G. Altuğ and Michel Demers), Dynamic Macroeconomic Analysis: Theory and Policy in General Equilibrium, ed. Sumru G. Altuğ, Jagjit S. Chadha, and Charles Nolan, Cambridge University Press, 2003, Ch. 2 (pp. 34–154).

“Increases in Risk and the Optimal Deductible” (with Michel Demers), Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 58, No. 4 (December 1991), pp. 670–699.