Benjamin has been with the Bank of Montreal for nearly a decade. He is
responsible for the Canadian macro-economic forecast, as well as
currency forecasts. While Canada is his primary focus, he also tracks global
developments closely. In addition, Benjamin contributes to the department’s
global macro-economic and financial market forecasts. He is the creator and
author of Central Bank Dates, co-authors Rates Scenario and
regularly contributes to the department's various publications such as AM
Notes, Focus and econoFacts. As well, Benjamin is a
regular commentator on economic and financial trends to the media.
Benjamin holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto and a
Masters degree in Economics from Carleton University.