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Christopher Beckman

Principal Economist, Economic Forecasting

Christopher Beckman


Kip oversees The Conference Board of Canada’s forecasts of the U.S. and world economy. This involves producing eight quarterly reports. Kip also does a number of speaking engagements throughout the year dealing with the state of the global economy. He is a regular contributor to the Board’s Canadian Economics research.

Before working on the global outlook, Kip helped update the Canadian economic outlook, focusing primarily on financial markets. 

Academic Background

Kip obtained his M.A. in economics from the University of Guelph in 1979 and his B.A. in economics from Trent University in 1975.