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Eric Stephens

Associate Professor

Degrees:B.A. (Lakehead), M.A., Ph.D. (Queen’s)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 8132
Email:eric.stephens@carleton.ca
Office:D-898 Loeb

Research fields: financial economics, public economics

Expertise:
• contract theory, insurance, and regulation
• optimal taxation and redistribution

Selected publications:

“Information Asymmetry and Risk Transfer Markets,” (with James R. Thompson), Journal of Financial Intermediation, Vol. 32 (October 2017), pp. 88–99.

“Separation Without Exclusion in Financial Insurance,” (with James R. Thompson), Journal of Risk & Insurance, Vol. 82, No. 4 (December 2015), pp. 853–864.

“From Housing Bust to Credit Crunch: Evidence From Small Business Loans,” (with Haifang Huang), Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 48, No. 3 (August 2015), pp. 853–880.

“CDS as Insurance: Leaky Lifeboats in Stormy Seas” (with James R. Thompson), Journal of Financial Intermediation, Vol. 23, No. 3, (July 2014), pp. 279–299.

“Teach a Man to Fish? Education vs. Optimal Taxation,” Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 45, No. 4 (November 2012), pp. 1700–1727.