Patrick McKelvey is a Principal Economist in the Bank’s Atlantic Regional Office. His work focuses on the Business Outlook Survey and researching issues facing the Canadian economy. He was previously in the International Projection Division, and has experience forecasting the United States and international economies. He holds an M.A. in Economics from the University of Western Ontario (also completing requirements to the dissertation stage of a Ph.D. there) and a B.Sc. in Physics from Queen’s University.