Allan Gregory Auclair

Allan Gregory Auclair

PhD candidate in Economics

Geneva Graduate Institute, Department of International Economics

2023-24 Job Market


I am a PhD candidate in macroeconomics. I study the evolution of corporate profits. My research explains how elements of market structure and firm heterogeneity are relevant to aggregate price dynamics.


  • Monetary economics
  • Corporate profits and factor income distribution
  • Market structure, pricing behavior, and business cycle fluctuations
  • Determination of interest rates
  • International investment and multinational firms


  • Ph.D. in Economics, 2024 (Expected)

    Geneva Graduate Institute

  • Swiss Program for Beginning Doctoral Students in Economics, 2021

    Study Center Gerzensee (Macro and Econometrics sequences)

  • Master's in Economics, 2020

    Geneva Graduate Institute

  • Master's in Public Affairs, 2013

    Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs

  • Bachelor of Arts, 2009

    Washington University in Saint Louis





UN Conference on Trade and Development
Division on Investment and Enterprise

Feb 2021 – Aug 2022 Geneva, Switzerland

Main roles:

  • Contributed to the analytical chapters in the 2021 and 2022 World Investment Reports
  • Research on the international taxation of multinationals and the reshoring of international production

Associate (part-time)

Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec
Growth Markets Team

Apr 2018 – Dec 2020 Washington, DC

Main roles:

  • Monitored investment risks for a portfolio in emerging market economies totaling $30 billion CAD
  • Supported forecasting long-term economic growth and research linking macroeconomic performance to market outcomes

Research Analyst

International Monetary Fund
Middle East and Central Asia Division

Mar 2014 – Mar 2018 Washington, DC

Main roles:

  • Macroeconomic data collection and statistical processing
  • Analytical contributions to staff reports on topics including taxation, structural reforms, returns to education, and female labor force participation


Migration Policy Institute
Migration and Development Program; Data Hub

Aug 2013 – Mar 2014 Washington, DC

Main roles:

  • Analysis of Census microdata to understand immigration trends and long-term integration outcomes
  • Extensive development of interactive web-based data tools to make immigration statistics more accessible to the public


EI057: Macroeconomics B

Teaching assistant: Spring 2022, 2023

EI056: Macroeconomics A

Teaching assistant: Fall 2022, 2023 ( Syllabus )

EI041: Impact Evaluation

Teaching assistant: Fall 2021 ( Syllabus )