Contact information

Prof. Pascal St-Amour
Faculty of Business and
Economics (HEC Lausanne)
and
Swiss Finance Institute
University of Lausanne,
Internef 520,
CH-1015, Lausanne,
Switzerland,
tel : +41(0)21 692 3477
fax: +41(0)21 692 3435
Pascal.St-Amour@unil.ch

                                                                                                           

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Research Interests

  • Financial Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Economic History

Selected publications

  • Pelgrin, Florian and Pascal St-Amour (2016) "Life Cycle Responses to Health Insurance Status",  Journal of Health Economics, 49, September 2016, 76-96, available on ScienceDirect.
  • Hugonnier, Julien, Florian Pelgrin and Pascal St-Amour, “Health and (other) Asset Holdings”, Review of Economic Studies, 80(2), April 2013, 663-710, pdf.
  • Dionne, Georges, Pascal St-Amour and Désiré Vencatachellum, “Asymmetric Information and Adverse Selection in Mauritian Slave Auctions”, Review of Economic Studies, 76(4), October 2009, 1269-1295, pdf , supplementary Matlab output files (.zip)
  • Normandin, Michel and Pascal St-Amour, “An Empirical Analysis of Aggregate Household Portfolios”, Journal of Banking and Finance , 32(8), August 2008, 1583-1597, pdf
  • Normandin, Michel and Pascal St-Amour, “Recursive Measures of Total Wealth and Portfolio Return”, Applied Financial Economics , 15(4), February 15, 2005 , 287-291, pdf
  • Gordon, Stephen and Pascal St-Amour, “Asset Returns with State-Dependent Risk Preferences”, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 22(3), July 2004, 241-252, pdf
  • Chenny, Shirley, Pascal St-Amour and Désiré Vencatathellum,“Slave Prices from Succession and Bankruptcy Sales in Mauritius, 1825–1827”, Explorations in Economic History, 40(4), October 2003, 419-442, pdf
  • Breton, Michèle, Pascal St-Amour and Désiré Vencatachellum, “Dynamic production teams with strategic behavior”, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 27(5), March 2003, 875-905, pdf
  • Normandin, Michel and Pascal St-Amour, “Canadian Consumption and Portfolio Shares”, Canadian Journal of Economics, 35(4), November 2002, 737-756, pdf
  • Gordon, Stephen and Pascal St-Amour, “A Preference Regime Model of Bear and Bull Markets”, American Economic Review, 90(4), September 2000, 1019-1033, pdf
  • Normandin, Michel and Pascal St-Amour, “Substitution, Risk Aversion, Taste Shocks and Equity Premia”, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 13, 265-281, 1998, pdf

Working papers and manuscripts

  • Hugonnier, Julien, Florian Pelgrin and Pascal St-Amour (2016), "Closing Down the Shop: Optimal Health and Wealth Dynamics near the End of Life", manuscript, Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC), University of Lausanne, pdf
  • Mesquida, Yannis, and Pascal St-Amour (2016), "Thrifty and Healthy Enough for the Long Run?", manuscript, Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC), University of Lausanne, pdf
  • St-Amour, Pascal (2015) "Human Capital and Employment Risks Diversification", manuscript, Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper 15-18, pdf

BSc in Economics

MSc in Economics and MSc in Finance