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Michel A. Robe

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First Name:Michel
Middle Name:A.
Last Name:Robe
RePEc Short-ID:pro31
College of ACES University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Mumford Hall 334 1301 W. Gregory Drive Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 300-6276
Terminal Degree:1995 Tepper School of Business Administration; Carnegie Mellon University (from RePEc Genealogy)


Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Urbana-Champaign, Illinois (United States)

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(217) 333-5538
326 Mumford Hall, MC-710, 1301 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, Illinois, 61801
RePEc:edi:dauiuus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Genevre Covindassamy & Michel A. Robe & Jonathan Wallen, 2016. "Sugar With Your Coffee?: Financials, Fundamentals, and Soft Price Uncertainty," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 8588, Inter-American Development Bank.
  2. Adjemian, Michael K. & Bruno, Valentina G. & Robe, Michel A., 2016. "Forward‐Looking USDA Price Forecasts," 2016 Annual Meeting, July 31-August 2, 2016, Boston, Massachusetts 235931, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  3. Valentina G. Bruno & Bahattin Buyuksahin & Michel A. Robe, 2013. "The Financialization of Food?," Staff Working Papers 13-39, Bank of Canada.
  4. Reiffen, David & Robe, Michel A., 2008. "Demutualization and enforcement incentives at self-regulatory financial exchanges," CFS Working Paper Series 2008/44, Center for Financial Studies (CFS).
  5. Stephane Pallage & Michel Robe & Christian Zimmermann, 2006. "Unemployment Insurance: Isn't Marriage Enough?," 2006 Meeting Papers 697, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  6. Michel A. Robe & Eva-Maria Steiger & Pierre-Armand Michel, 2006. "Penalties and Optimality in Financial Contracts: Taking Stock," SFB 649 Discussion Papers SFB649DP2006-013, Sonderforschungsbereich 649, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.
  7. Kris Jacobs & Stéphane Pallage & Michel A. Robe, 2005. "The Welfare Costs of Macroeconomic Fluctuations under Incomplete Markets: Evidence from State-Level Consumption Data," Cahiers de recherche 0524, CIRPEE.
  8. Stéphane Pallage & Michel A. Robe & Catherine Bérubé, 2004. "On the Potential of Foreign Aid as Insurance," Cahiers de recherche 0404, CIRPEE.
  9. Kris Jacobs & Stephane Pallage & Michel A. Robe, 2004. "Market Incompleteness and the Equity Premium Puzzle: Evidence from State-Level Data," CIRANO Working Papers 2004s-54, CIRANO.
  10. Stéphane Pallage & Michel A. Robe, 2003. "Leland & Pyle Meet Foreign Aid? Adverse Selection and the Procyclicality of Financial Aid Flows," Cahiers de recherche 0327, CIRPEE.
  11. Stephane Pallage & Michel A. Robe, 2002. "The States vs. the states: On the Welfare Cost of Business Cycles in the U.S," Cahiers de recherche du Département des sciences économiques, UQAM 20-17, Université du Québec à Montréal, Département des sciences économiques, revised Oct 2002.
  12. Michel Robe, 2001. "What Can We Learn From Simulating a Standard Agency Model?," Computing in Economics and Finance 2001 98, Society for Computational Economics.
  13. Stephane Pallage & Michel Robe, 2000. "Magnitude X on the Richter Scale: Welfare Cost of Business Cycles in Developing Countries," Cahiers de recherche CREFE / CREFE Working Papers 124, CREFE, Université du Québec à Montréal.
  14. Stephane Pallage & Michel Robe, 1998. "Foreign Aid and the Business Cycle," Cahiers de recherche CREFE / CREFE Working Papers 63, CREFE, Université du Québec à Montréal.
  15. Robe, M., 1989. "Previsions Rationnelles, Legislation, Inflation Et Politique De Devidende Des Grandes Firmes," Papers 8902, Liege - Centre de Recherches Economiques et Demographiques.
  16. Robe, M., 1989. "Comptes Annuels Belges Et Anlyse Econometrique: Une Mise En Garde," Papers 8901, Liege - Centre de Recherches Economiques et Demographiques.


  1. Valentina G. Bruno & Bahattin Büyükşahin & Michel A. Robe, 2017. "The Financialization of Food?," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 99(1), pages 243-264.
  2. Michel Robe & Eva Maria Steiger, 2016. "Insolvency and its Consequences: A Historical Perspective," ifo DICE Report, ifo Institute - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 13(4), pages 35-40, February.
  3. Raymond P. H. Fishe & Michel A. Robe & Aaron D. Smith, 2016. "Foreign Central Bank Activities in US Futures Markets," Journal of Futures Markets, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 36(1), pages 3-29, January.
  4. Michel A. Robe & Jonathan Wallen, 2016. "Fundamentals, Derivatives Market Information and Oil Price Volatility," Journal of Futures Markets, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 36(4), pages 317-344, April.
  5. Stéphane Pallage & Michel A. Robe, 2015. "Counterpart funding requirements and the foreign aid procyclicality puzzle," Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Oxford University Press, vol. 31(3-4), pages 462-480.
  6. Büyükşahin, Bahattin & Robe, Michel A., 2014. "Speculators, commodities and cross-market linkages," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 42(C), pages 38-70.
  7. Celso Brunetti, Bahattin Buyuksahin, Michel A. Robe, and Kirsten R. Soneson, 2013. "OPEC "Fair Price" Pronouncements and the Market Price of Crude Oil," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 4).
  8. Bahattin Buyuksahin, Thomas K. Lee, James T. Moser, and Michel A. Robe, 2013. "Physical Markets, Paper Markets and the WTI-Brent Spread," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 3).
  9. Jacobs, Kris & Pallage, Stéphane & Robe, Michel A., 2013. "Market incompleteness and the equity premium puzzle: Evidence from state-level data," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 37(2), pages 378-388.
  10. Bahattin Büyüksahin & Michel A. Robe, 2012. "Does It Matter Who Trades Energy Derivatives?," Review of Environment, Energy and Economics - Re3, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, March.
  11. David Reiffen & Michel Robe, 2011. "Demutualization and customer protection at self‐regulatory financial exchanges," Journal of Futures Markets, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 31(2), pages 126-164, February.
  12. Stéphane Pallage & Michel A. Robe & Catherine Bérubé, 2006. "The Potential of Foreign Aid as Insurance," IMF Staff Papers, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 53(3), pages 1-5.
  13. Fishe, Raymond P. H. & Robe, Michel A., 2004. "The impact of illegal insider trading in dealer and specialist markets: evidence from a natural experiment," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 71(3), pages 461-488, March.
  14. Stephane Pallage & Michel A. Robe, 2003. "On the Welfare Cost of Economic Fluctuations in Developing Countries," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 44(2), pages 677-698, May.
  15. Pallage, Stephane & Robe, Michel A, 2001. "Foreign Aid and the Business Cycle," Review of International Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 9(4), pages 641-672, November.
  16. Robe, Michel A., 2001. "What can we learn from simulating a standard agency model?," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 73(2), pages 137-146, November.
  17. Robe, Michel A., 1999. "Optimal vs. Traditional Securities under Moral Hazard," Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Cambridge University Press, vol. 34(02), pages 161-189, June.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 10 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (4) 2000-10-31 2002-08-29 2004-02-15 2005-09-11
  2. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (3) 2004-11-22 2005-09-11 2005-11-19
  3. NEP-FIN: Finance (3) 2004-11-22 2005-11-19 2006-03-11
  4. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2013-11-29
  5. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (1) 2003-07-10
  6. NEP-FMK: Financial Markets (1) 2006-03-11
  7. NEP-FOR: Forecasting (1) 2016-06-14
  8. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2004-02-15
  9. NEP-INT: International Trade (1) 2013-11-29
  10. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (1) 2005-09-11
  11. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2006-03-11


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