David Descôteaux

David Descôteaux holds a master’s degree in political science and a bachelor’s degree (economics major) from the Université de Montréal. From 2010 to 2013, he was a business columnist for the TVA network and the Journal de Montréal and Journal de Québec newspapers. A freelance journalist specializing in economics from 2005 to 2009, he published many articles in various media, and also worked as a journalist for the CBC. David Descôteaux won the 2008 Magazines du Québec’s Best New Magazine Writer Award, and the 2007 Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec / Merrill Lynch Economic and Financial Journalism Award. He worked as a researcher for the Montreal Economic Institute from March 2009 to November 2010, during which he wrote a column for the Metro newspapers, published in Montreal and in various cities across Canada. Columns that earned him a finalist spot in the opinion category of the Judith-Jasmin prize in 2010.

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