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Martin  Gervais

Martin Gervais

Economics

Associate Professor
Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow

  319-335-2087
  W384  Pappajohn Business Building
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

  • Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 2011 - Present
  • 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

  • Co-editor, Economic Inquiry, August 2014 - current
  • Associate Editor, European Economic Review, 2011 - current

Presentations

  • What Should I Be When I Grow Up? Occupations and Unemployment over the Life Cycle, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, April 2015
  • What Should I Be When I Grow Up? Occupations and Unemployment over the Life Cycle, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, April 2015
  • What Should I Be When I Grow Up? Occupations and Unemployment over the Life Cycle, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, March 2015
  • What Should I Be When I Grow Up? Occupations and Unemployment over the Life Cycle, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, March 2015
  • Optimal Unemployment Insurance in a Directed Search Model, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany, June 2014
  • What Should I Be When I Grow Up? Occupations and Unemployment over the Life Cycle, Society for Economic Dynamics, Toronto, June 2014
  • 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, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK, February 2010
  • Optimal Fiscal Policy in the Neo-Classical Growth Model Revisited, Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, February 2010