Chaire de recherche du Canada en ÉPI

Université Laval


Benjamin Tremblay-Auger is a master's student in economics at Laval University (M.A.). He also holds a B.A. with distinction in economics and mathematics from the same institution. He worked at the Canada Research Chair in International Political Economy in 2017 and 2018. He participated in the construction of a new database of nearly 3000 international environmental agreements and is currently working with Jean-Frédéric Morin and Claire Peacock on several research projects using this database.

Benjamin received scholarships from the SSHRC, the National Bank and the Department of National Defence for his master's degree and was awarded a scholarship from the C.D. Howe Memorial Foundation to fund a one-year exchange at the University of Toronto (2016-2017). He also made the Dean's list for his undergraduate academic performance.

Research interest

Armed conflicts; international development; rational design of international institutions.

Cours enseignés



Current research project

"Financer la discorde", Études internationales, review and resubmit.

"Treaty Design under Power Asymmetry: Counterbalancing Pooling with Flexibility", with Jean-Frédéric Morin and Claire Peacock, submitted to The Review of International Organizations.

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