Ben Rabidoux is an analyst and strategist with M Hanson Advisors.
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Ben Rabidoux is an analyst and strategist at M Hanson Advisors and a part-time faculty member at Georgian College. His research is distributed to institutional clients in Canada and the United States. His areas of focus are Canadian credit, housing and macro-economic trends.
Eric Lascelles is chief economist for RBC Global Asset Management.
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Eric Lascelles is chief economist for RBC Global Asset Management and is responsible for maintaining the firm's global economic forecast and generating macroeconomic research. He is also a member of the Investment Strategy Committee, the group responsible for the firm’s global asset mix recommendations. Prior to joining RBC GAM in early 2011, Eric spent the better part of a decade at another large Canadian securities firm, and began his career at Statistics Canada. He holds a Master's degree in Economics from Queen's University as well as a Bachelor of Economics degree from Princeton University.