Mark Zandi is Chief Economist and co-founder of Moody's Economy.com, where he directs the company's research and consulting activities. Moody's Economy.com, a division of Moody's Analytics, provides economic research and consulting services to businesses, governments and other institutions.
Mark's research interests include macroeconomic, financial, and regional economics. Recent areas of research include studying the determinants of mortgage foreclosure and personal bankruptcy, an analysis of the economic impact of various tax and government spending policies, and an assessment of the appropriate policy response to bubbles in asset markets. In addition, Mark conducts regular briefings on the economy. He is frequently quoted in national and global news outlets.
Dr. Zandi received his Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania, where he did his research with Gerard Adams and Nobel Laureate Lawrence Klein, and he received his B.S. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.