Ph.D., M.A., and B.A., economics, Université Laval
Summary of Experience:
Dr. Royer specializes in economics and statistics. He has applied his analytical and econometric skills in the areas of labor economics, finance, pharmacoeconomics, competition policy, and antitrust cases in the U.S. and Canada. His recent casework includes analysis related to investment guidelines in securities lending suits; addressing allegations of monopolization in major antitrust cases involving high technology firms; supporting various academic experts on mutual fund market timing and excess fee cases, and developing bonds rating and pricing models in finance cases. In addition, Dr. Royer has conducted extensive academic research and coauthored papers on topics such as antitrust limit pricing; valuation of private investments for hospitals in Nova Scotia; impact of hypertension therapies on mortality; and international comparisons of unemployment compensation. He also served as a consultant for the European Central Bank on a study of international wage flexibility. Dr. Royer previously taught economic courses at Université Laval and Université de Sherbrooke, including advanced macroeconomics, advanced labor economics, mathematics and econometrics.