Pierre Desrochers

Associate Researcher

Pierre Desrochers holds a PhD in geography from the University of Montreal. His main areas of interest are economic development, and environmental, urban, and agricultural policy. He has published some fifty academic articles and over 200 economic columns. He is the co-author of The Locavore’s Dilemma: In Praise of the 10,000-mile Diet and of Population Bombed! Exploding the Link Between Overpopulation and Climate Change. He was awarded many scholarships and academic prizes for the quality of his research on sustainable development, including the Julian L. Simon Memorial Award of Competitive Enterprise Institute. He now teaches at the University of Toronto Mississauga’s Department of Geography, Geomatics and Environment (see his website here). Pierre Desrochers was the Montreal Economic Institute’s Research Director from September 2001 to July 2003.

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