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Eric Stephens

Associate Professor

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

Research fields: financial economics, public economics

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

Refereed Publications in the Last 6 Years:

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

Most Significant Career Research Contributions:

“Teach a Man to Fish? Education vs. Optimal Taxation,” Canadian Journal of Economics, Volume 45, Number 4, November 2012, Pages 1700–1727.