Pierre Desrochers

Senior Fellow, Fraser Institute

Pierre Desrochers, Fraser Institute Senior Fellow, is an Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Toronto, Mississauga. His main research interests include economic development, energy, environmental and urban policy and food policy. He holds a Ph.D. in geography from the University of Montreal. He spent two years at Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, Maryland) as a post-doctoral fellow and in 2017 was awarded the Julian L. Simon Memorial Award by the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC. He has published more than 50 academic articles and over 200 economic columns in various outlets. Prior to joining the University of Toronto, Mr. Desrochers was the Montreal Economic Institute’s Research Director, where he remains an associate researcher.