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Martin  Gervais

Martin Gervais Economics

Associate Professor
Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow
319-335-2087
martin-gervais@uiowa.edu
W384  John Pappajohn Bus Bldg
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994

Academic History

  • PhD in Economics, The University of Western Ontario, 1999
  • MA in Economics, The University of Western Ontario, 1995
  • MBA, Universite Laval, 1993
  • BA in Accounting, Universite Laval, 1991

Expertise

  • Housing Economics
  • Labor Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Public Finance

    Selected Publications

    Working Papers

        Other Work

          Current & Prior Positions

          • Research Associate, Institute for Fiscal Studies, September 2007 - Present
          • Professor of Economics, University of Southampton, July 2010 - July 2011
          • Reader of Economics, University of Southampton, July 2007 - July 2010
          • Visiting Associate Professor of Economics, The University of Texas at Austin, January 2009 - May 2010
          • Assistant Professor, University of Western Ontario, July 2002 - July 2007
          • Assistant Professor, Queen's University, July 2001 - July 2002
          • Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, June 1999 - July 2001

            Professional Affiliations

            • Associate Editor, European Economic Review, 2011 - current

            Presentations

            • Optimal Fiscal Policy in the Neo-Classical Growth Model Revisited, Canadian Macro Study Group, Montreal, Canada, November 2012
            • Optimal Fiscal Policy in the Neo-Classical Growth Model Revisited, Western Alumni Conference, London, Canada, September 2012
            • Optimal Unemployment Insurance in a Directed Search Model, Society for Economic Dynamics, Montreal, Canada, June 2012
            • Technological Learning and Labor Market Dynamics, University of Indiana, Bloomington, Indiana, April 2012
            • Technological Learning and Labor Market Dynamics, Society for Economic Dynamics, Belgium, July 2011
            • Technological Learning and Labor Market Dynamics, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, May 2011
            • Optimal Unemployment Insurance in a Directed Search Model, CIREQ Macroeconomics Conference, Montreal, Canada, April 2011
            • Optimal Fiscal Policy in the Neo-Classical Growth Model Revisited, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada, April 2011
            • Optimal Unemployment Insurance in a Directed Search Model, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada, April 2011
            • On the Optimality of Age-Dependent Taxes and the Progressive U.S. Tax System, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, February 2011
            • On the Optimality of Age-Dependent Taxes and the Progressive U.S. Tax System, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, January 2011
            • Optimal Fiscal Policy in the Neo-Classical Growth Model Revisited, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada, November 2010
            • Optimal Fiscal Policy in the Neo-Classical Growth Model Revisited, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, October 2010
            • Optimal Fiscal Policy in the Neo-Classical Growth Model Revisited, Society for Economic Dynamics, Montreal, Canada, July 2010
            • Optimal Fiscal Policy in the Neo-Classical Growth Model Revisited, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK, March 2010
            • Optimal Fiscal Policy in the Neo-Classical Growth Model Revisited, Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, February 2010
            • Optimal Fiscal Policy in the Neo-Classical Growth Model Revisited, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK, February 2010