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Mark Zandi

Mark Zandi

Chief Economist of Moody's Analytics

As Chief Economist of Moody’s Analytics, Mark Zandi directs the company’s research and consulting activities. Zandi’s recent research has studied the determinants of mortgage foreclosure and personal bankruptcy, analyzed the economic impact of various tax and government spending policies, and assessed the appropriate policy response to bubbles in asset markets. Frequently testifying before Congress, Zandi is a trusted adviser to policy makers on topics including the economic outlook, the merits of fiscal stimulus, financial regulatory reform, and foreclosure mitigation. Zandi received his Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania, where he did his research with Gerard Adams and Nobel laureate Lawrence Klein.

Mark Zandi also participated in:

Obama's Economic Policies Are Working Effectively - For

Congress Should Pass Obama's Jobs Plan Piece by Piece - For

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An interview with economist Mark Zandi: why he’ll argue for the motion, “Congress should pass Obama’s jobs plan—piece by piece,” at the Oct. 25 Slate/Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

President Obama’s much-anticipated jobs plan is a laudable effort to support the struggling economy. The plan would go a long way toward stabilizing confidence, forestalling another recession, and jump-starting a self-sustaining economic expansion.

Friday, September 9, 2011

The economy is struggling to avoid recession. The political spectacle over the debt ceiling and Standard & Poor’s downgrade of Treasury debt have upended the already-fragile collective psyche. Consumers and businesses appear frozen in place. They are not pulling back yet, but to avoid a downturn it is vital for policymakers to act aggressively to stabilize sentiment.

Friday, August 26, 2011
Thursday, October 29, 2009

Office of Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA) News Release October 15, 2009

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Congressional Testimony by Mark Zandi September 24, 2009

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Congressional Testimony by Mark Zandi July 21, 2009

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Extend tax cuts for everyone except high-income taxpayers. The economy isn’t great, but it is strong enough to handle higher tax rates on the wealthy.

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Moody’s Analytics U.S. macro forecast.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Income inequality is nothing new in this country. But the disparity between haves and have-nots is widening, and policymakers need to take action. At stake: our long-term economic success.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

In 2010 Zandi supported a middle ground that would forestall any tax increases in 2011 and to phase in higher rates on upper-income households in 2012.

Friday, July 15, 2011
Saturday, August 14, 2010
Sunday, April 10, 2011
Wednesday, December 31, 1969
Wednesday, December 31, 1969
Wednesday, December 31, 1969
Monday, April 20, 2009