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Eric Stephens

Assistant Professor

Degrees: B.A. (Lakehead), M.A., Ph.D. (Queen’s)

Office: D-898 Loeb, 613-520-2600 x 8132

E-mail: eric [dot] stephens [at] carleton [dot] ca

Research fields: financial economics, public economics

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

Selected publications:

“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.

“Separation Without Exclusion in Financial Insurance” (with James R. Thompson), Journal of Risk and Insurance, forthcoming.

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