Research by Pedro Antunes

Pedro Antunes
 
Pedro Antunes, Executive Director, Economic Outlook and Analysis, and Deputy Chief Economist
As the Boards Executive Director, Economic Outlook and Analysis and Deputy Chief Economist, Pedro Antunes is responsible for managing a team of economists in producing the Conference Board's medium and long-term economic forecasts along with other economic indicators and reports. Pedro is a ... more
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Trade protectionism rhetoric and a movement to retreat behind national boundaries appears to have slowed the relentless march of global economic integration. While Canada remains...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | July 2017 | by Pedro Antunes, Kip Beckman
Over the past ten years, The Conference Board of Canada has conducted four rounds of the HR Trends and Metrics Surveys with Canadian organizations benchmarking Talent and Human...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | June 2017 | by Pedro Antunes, Shannon Jackson, Jane Cooper
Following a deep two-year recession, Alberta’s oil and gas industry seems to have staunched the bleeding and put the province’s economy on the road to recovery. As a result, Alberta’s...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | June 2017 | by Pedro Antunes, Marie-Christine Bernard
This briefing provides a literature review related to public infrastructure and its role in supporting economic activity. It analyzes the benefits of infrastructure spending and...
The Conference Board of Canada | 30 pages | April 2017 | by Marie-Christine Bernard, Pedro Antunes
Cette note de recherche présente une revue de la littérature sur les infrastructures publiques et leur rôle dans le soutien de l’activité économique. Elle analyse les avantages...
Le Conference Board du Canada | | April 2017 | by Marie-Christine Bernard, Pedro Antunes
The Big One – an earthquake on or near Canada’s west coast registering around 9.0 in magnitude – has the potential to send economic and financial aftershocks all across the country...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | January 2017 | by Pedro Antunes
In early May 2016, uncontrolled wildfires engulfed much of Fort McMurray and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, leading to the evacuation of over 88,000 residents. The...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | November 2016 | by Pedro Antunes
We estimate that a total of $5.3 billion will be injected into Alberta’s economy to rebuild after the 2016 Fort McMurray wildfires; this will have been Canada’s costliest natural...
The Conference Board of Canada | 22 pages | November 2016 | by Pedro Antunes, Marie-Christine Bernard, Prince Owusu
Selon les estimations, 5,3 G$ au total seront injectés dans l’économie albertaine pour la reconstruction, à la suite des feux de forêt de Fort McMurray en 2016. Cette catastrophe...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 25 pages | November 2016 | by Pedro Antunes, Marie-Christine Bernard, Prince Owusu
Ontario Power Generation is overseeing the refurbishment of the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station. This briefing estimates the economic impact of the station’s continued operation...
The Conference Board of Canada | 28 pages | November 2016 | by Pedro Antunes, Sabrina Bond, Prince Owusu
Ontario Power Generation supervise un projet de remise à neuf de la centrale nucléaire de Darlington. Cette note de recherche estime les retombées économiques générées par la poursuite...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 33 pages | November 2016 | by Pedro Antunes, Sabrina Bond, Prince Owusu
The economic outlook for Canada’s three territories is weak in the short term. The slump in mineral and metal prices and difficulty in getting financing have led to mine shutdowns...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | November 2016 | by Pedro Antunes, Marie-Christine Bernard
In this web briefing, we look at the economic impact of the Alberta wildfires.
The Conference Board of Canada | Website | May 2016 | by Pedro Antunes, Marie-Christine Bernard
In 2013–14, more than 400,000 Canadians were employed as engineering and applied science technicians and technologists. Employment growth for this occupational group has strongly...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | April 2016 | by Julie Adès, Pedro Antunes
The global economy is in a state of flux, and there is increasing risk of a downturn. The uncertainty in the global economy will affect Canada's prospects, which are not that rosy...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | April 2016 | by Pedro Antunes
The objective of this briefing is to assess the economic impact on Ontario of the lending services provided through the Community Futures Program—a federal program designed to...
The Conference Board of Canada | 24 pages | February 2016 | by Pedro Antunes
L’objectif de cette note de recherche est d’évaluer l’incidence du service de prêt du Programme de développement des collectivités sur l’économie de l’Ontario. Ce programme fédéral...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 28 pages | February 2016 | by Pedro Antunes
What are the trends that will affect Canadian labour relations in 2016? What is the outlook for bargaining and compensation? How will the economies of Canada and the world impact...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | February 2016 | by Pedro Antunes, Lynn Stoudt
Canada has a competitiveness problem, and we’re not the only ones. The global economy is drifting into a productivity crisis, effecting the competitiveness of Canada’s peer economies...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | November 2015 | by Pedro Antunes
The Darlington Nuclear Generating Station is embarking upon a 17-year refurbishment project. This briefing estimates the economic impact of this refurbishment investment on Ontario’s...
The Conference Board of Canada | 30 pages | November 2015 | by Pedro Antunes, Fares Bounajm
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