Professeur ordinaire émérite
Marcel Gerard studied economics at the universities of Namur, Manchester andt Harvard; he went to Harvard as a CRB Graduate Fellow of the Belgian
American Educational Foundation. For his doctoral and postdoctoral researches he got the BACOB Prize for research in economics and finance in 1982. Since then he benefited from the support of FNRS, the Federal Ministry of Science (IAP), the Walloon Region, the European Commission, the Québec Province and the company KPMG.
|1973||Licencié et maître en sciences économiques et sociales||Facultés Universitaires Notre Dame de la Paix à Namur|
|1978||Docteur en sciences économiques et sociales||Facultés Universitaires Notre Dame de la Paix à Namur|
Marcel Gerard conducts research on the link between public economics and economic policy on the one hand, and behaviour of companies and individuals on the other hand. Therefore his interest goes to: taxation of multinational entreprises, tax competition, taxation of savings; financing of higher education, especially of student mobility, link between mobilities for studies and for career; fiscal federalism and building of the European Union.
Marcel Gerard has been president of the Reasearch Council of FUCaM (now the Mons campus of UCL) from 2000 to 2005 and 2010 till 2011. He chairs the faculty council of LSM since 2012 and the jury of the EURO school since 2011.
Outside UCL, Marcel Gerars teaches at the College of Europe in Bruges, University Saint-Louis in Brussels and in 2013-2014 at the University of Namur. He is a Research Professor at the IFO Institute in Munich and a member of various research networks, including CES-Ifo and IDEP.
He serves as a board member for the Belgian Institute of Public Finance and the Société Royale d'Economie Politique de Belgique.