Pierre R. Desrochers

Pierre Desrochers Pierre R. Desrochers is Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Toronto at Mississauga. His research and teaching activities focus primarily on economic development, technological innovation, entrepreneurship, international trade, business-environment and business-university interactions. Desrochers is a fellow at the Montreal Economic Institute.

A prolific writer, he has written over 100 op-eds and columns in, among other outlets, The American Enterprise, Tech Central Station, PERC Reports, Ideas on Liberty, The Globe and Mail, the National Post , all major Quebec newspapers and several Quebec-based electronic outlets. In addition, he has been cited in The Wall Street Journal , the National Post, Le Figaro , all major Quebec newspapers and several Quebec-based electronic outlets.

Desrochers has also published dozens of articles in journals such as Industrial and Corporate Change, Environmental Politics, Growth and Change, Industry and Innovation, Journal of Industrial Ecology , and Entrepreneurship and Regional Development .

Desrochers received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Montreal, his M.A. in Urban Studies from the National Institute of Scientific Research, and his Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Montreal.