Pedro Antunes manages a team of talented economists in producing medium and long-term economic forecasts along with economic indicators and reports. He delivers presentations on these forecasts to clients and the public and is often cited in the media.
Pedro joined The Conference Board of Canada as an economist in 1991, after working with the Canadian Forecasting Group at the Bank of Canada. He has moved progressively into more senior positions. Prior to his current role, Pedro was Deputy Chief Economist of our National and Provincial forecast team, and was responsible for custom research work and economic analysis.
In addition to the regular forecast publications, Pedro has been researching the impact of demographic change on the fiscal sustainability of health care, productivity, and long-term economic growth. He has contributed to several international projects, helping decision-makers in Tunisia, Morocco, Jordan and Ukraine develop appropriate forecasting and policy analysis tools.
Pedro earned a Bachelor of Economics from Bishops University and an MA in Economics from Queens University.