Dr. Justin Leroux is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Applied Economics of HEC Montréal. He is also Laureate of the Nationwide French competition for tenured professorship in Economics: “Premier concours national d’agrégation des universités en sciences économiques”.
Dr. Leroux holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Rice University, U.S.A. as well as an M.A. (DEA) in Mathematics applied to Economics from the Sorbonne University in Paris. Professor Leroux also holds an engineering degree from École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées (ENSTA), Paris, France.
His research interests are focused on cost sharing, specifically in public services, on environmental issues, chaos theory and time series forecasting. Dr. Leroux is also involved in consulting for private firms and public organisms for which he made contributions including the optimal pricing of call center services and road networks.
Professor Leroux is also the recipient of many research grants from different organisms including Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), the Quebec Research Fund for Society and Culture (FQRSC) and the French National Research Agency (ANR).