Michel Boucher is currently professor of economics at the École nationale d’administration publique in Québec City since 1975. He studied at the Université Laval and the London School of Economics and Political Science (UK). He is specialized in public finance, transportation policies and the economics of public institutions and their governance. He has published numerous articles in learned journals on the theory and measurement of public finance issues, on law and economics problems, on transportation policies and on public institutions. He is the author of some monographs. He has recently published two books, the first on promoting democracy in a market economy, Ici, le peuple gouverne, with his colleague Filip Palda and the second on the liberalisation of electricity, La libéralisation des marchés de l’électricité, with the French economist Henri Lepage.