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Public Policy Analyst
Guillaume Tremblay holds a master’s degree in applied economics and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from HEC Montréal. He has worked as a foreign exchange trader on currency markets for four years, thus developing financial asset pricing skills. He was part of the Montreal Economic Institute team from January 2013 to November 2015.
Research Paper explaining the most relevant economic facts and overarching principles that should guide our climate change policy choices
The Paris Conference that opens on November 30, 2015, is drawing plenty of attention to the fight against climate change, an issue that blends political rhetoric, economic logic and climate science. The aim of this Research Paper is to make key climate change concepts easier to understand as well as to put the mechanisms discussed here in a Canadian context and to base public policy choices on the most relevant facts.
Economic Note providing an overview of the shale gas development debate from the point of view of landowners
The possibility of developing shale gas in the St. Lawrence Lowlands caused quite a stir in Quebec between 2008 and 2012. In this public debate, the projects put forward for developing this resource did not pass the test of social acceptability. The voices of environmentalist groups, well-organized and omnipresent in the media, carried further than those of industry promoters. Between these two poles, there are also those who have natural gas wells on their land.