Patrick Francois Economist
Patrick Francois’ research focuses on development economics, with a particular interest in political economy. He is also interested in social capital, economic growth and cycles, and the economic rationale for non-profit organizations.
Queen’s University Weatherall Visiting Fellowship, 2010.
American Economic Review Excellence in Refeering Award, 2009.
University of British Columbia, Killam Research Prize, 2006.
University of British Columbia Distinguished University Scholar, 2004.
P. Francois, "Public service motivation as an argument for government provision," J. Public Econ., vol. 78, no. 3, pp. 275-299, Nov. 2000.
P. Francois et al, “Clientelism in Indian Villages,” Am. Econ. Rev. vol. 105, no. 6, June 2015.
P. Francois et al, “How is Power Shared In Africa?” Econometrica, vol. 83, no. 2, Mar. 2015.
P. Francois and C. Bidner, “The Emergence of Democratic Accountability,” Q. J. Econ., vol. 128, no. 3, pp. 1397-1448, 2013.
P. Francois, Social Capital and Economic Development. London: Routledge, 2002.
Senior Fellow Institutions, Organizations & Growth
University of British ColumbiaDepartment of Economics
PhD (Economics) University of British Columbia
MCom (Economics) University of Melbourne
BA (Honours) University of Melbourne
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