Miguel Ouellette holds a Master’s degree in economics from the University of Toronto. Prior to his graduate studies, he pursued 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 now comments frequently on the political and economic news in Quebec and Canada on various media platforms. His field of research focuses primarily on public policy, education, and energy policy. He joined the MEI team in August 2020.