Pierre-Pascal Gendron, Bachelor of Commerce - International Business degree Professor spent a week at the Centro de Investigaciones Socioeconómicas (CISE) of the Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila, in Saltillo, Mexico attending multiple workshops and teaching opportunities.
During his stay, Pierre-Pascal taught the course Introduction to Health Economics over three days to graduate students in the Doctorate and Master of Regional Economics as well as faculty in CISE and other departments.
He also participated in a two-day workshop featuring research project presentations by graduate students in the Doctorate and Master of Regional Economics. As part of scheduled sessions, Pierre-Pascal served as session co-director for the Master of Regional Economics thesis project entitled Regional Effects of Excise Taxes on Tobacco and Alcohol in Mexico (an ongoing supervised project over 2019-2020). He also served as discussant for the Doctorate in the Regional Economics thesis project entitled Quality of Life in Mexico, a project investigating the role of housing attributes on households’ quality of life.
He participated in a one-day workshop on childhood obesity featuring presentations from CISE graduate students as well as established researchers from CISE and other institutions.