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OFFICERS 2016-17

President
Gregory Daco
Oxford Economics

First Vice President
Aneta Markowska
Cornerstone Macro

Second Vice President
Alan Goldman
Renaissance Macro Research

Treasurer
Arbin Sherchan
Credit Suisse

Leadership Advisor
Parul Jain
MacroFin Analytics LLC

Secretary
Carol Zytnik

Membership
Catherine Swahn

Canadian Consulate General

Special thanks to Samantha Ng (Haver Analytics) for her help in organizing/managing events.

Program Details

Guest Speakers: Nariman Behravesh, Chief Economist of IHS Markit; Michael Gapen, Chief US Economist, Barclays

Date: Thursday, January 12, 2017
Time: 12 - 2:00pm
Location: Ken and Pat Taylor Room, Canadian Consulate General, 1251 Avenue of the Americas (between 49th & 50th Street) - Take escalator down Au Bon Pain side fo the lobby.
Fee: $35 for members; $50 for Guests

Dr. Nariman Behravesh

Dr. Nariman Behravesh is Chief Economist of IHS Markit and author of Spin-Free Economics: A No-Nonsense, Nonpartisan Guide to Today's Global Economic Debates (McGraw-Hill). Directing the entire economic forecasting process at IHS Markit, he is responsible for developing the economic outlook and risk analysis for the United States, Europe, Japan, China and other emerging markets. He oversees the work of over 400 professionals, located in North America, Europe, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa who cover economic, financial, and political developments in over 200 countries.

Before joining IHS Markit, Behravesh was chief economist for Global Insight (now an IHS Markit company).  Prior to that, he was chief international economist for Standard & Poor's. Early in his career Behravesh worked at the Congressional Budget Office and the Federal Reserve. He has been covering the global economy for over 40 years.

Behravesh holds Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in economics from the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.Sc. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has lived in Europe and the Middle East, and is fluent in several languages. He travels extensively to Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

 

Michael Gapen

Michael Gapen is a Managing Director and Chief US Economist for Barclays. Based in New York, Mr. Gapen is responsible for the firm's outlook for the US economy and, in particular, US monetary policy and the impact of financial markets on the economy.  Prior to taking on this role, Mr. Gapen was a Senior US Economist and, following his appointment as Asset Allocation Strategist in January 2012, Mr. Gapen took on additional responsibility for forming the firm's asset allocation views and marketing them to clients.

Mr. Gapen joined Barclays in 2010 from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, where he was a Section Chief responsible for monetary and financial market analysis.  In that capacity, he assisted the Board and the FOMC in the formulation of monetary policy and the Federal Reserve's response to the financial crisis. Prior to that, he served as an Economist with the International Monetary Fund.  Mr. Gapen has also taught Finance and Economics at institutions including Kelly School of Business and Department of Economics at Indiana University, Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame, and the Department of Economics at Johns Hopkins University. He is a member of the Forecasters Club of New York.

Mr. Gapen holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Department of Economics at Indiana University.

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2016-17 Events

September 30, 2016 (Fri)
Butler Award

Olivier Blanchard, Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, former Chief Economist at the IMF

October 31 (Mon)
Richard Clarida, Global Strategic Advisor, PIMCO

November 28, 2016 (Mon)
Erica Groshen, Commissioner for Labor Statistics

December 12, 2016 (Mon)
Jim Chessen, Chief Economist at the ABA

January 12, 2017 (Thu)
Annual Forecast Meeting
Nariman Behravesh, IHS Markit and Michael Gapen, Barclays

February 15, 2017 (Wed)
Eric Rosengren, Boston Fed President

March 20, 2017 (Mon)
Charles Evans, Chicago Fed President

April 27, 2017 (Thu)
Stuart Mackintosh, Executive Director, Group of Thirty & NABE President 2016-17

May 30, 2017 (Tue)
Lael Brainard, Governor, Federal Reserve

June 8, 2017 (Thu)
Doug Holtz-Eakin, President of the American Action Forum