Miguel Ouellette

Director of Operations and Economist

As Director of Operations, Miguel manages our publications and related projects, our staff, and the day-to-day operations of the organization. As an economist, he researches and writes publications and acts as their spokesperson. Miguel particularly enjoys the diversity of his duties, as well as being a media spokesperson for the organization. He is also a lecturer in economics at HEC Montréal, where he teaches macroeconomic analysis.

Miguel holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Toronto. Prior to his graduate studies, he completed an honours bachelor’s degree with distinction in economics at the Université de Montréal. During his studies, he was elected President of the Economics Students’ Association at the Université de Montréal (AÉÉSÉUM), which has over 600 members, and collaborated with the MEI as an associate researcher. He joined the MEI team in August 2020. In his free time, Miguel is an outdoor and sports enthusiast. On the weekend, he can be found, among other places, on top of a mountain, on a hiking trail, or on a skating rink.

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