Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 11:30 AM EST
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303 Peachtree St. NE
Plaza Building, Second Floor Multimedia Room
Atlanta, GA 30308

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AEC Secretary 
Atlanta Economics Club 

Dr. Mark M. Zandi

Chief Economist
Moody's Analytics


 "The Macro Economy"

Mark M. Zandi is chief economist of Moody’s Analytics, where he directs economic research. He is a cofounder of the company Economy.com, which Moody’s purchased in 2005. A trusted adviser to policymakers and an influential source of economic analysis for businesses, journalists and the public, Dr. Zandi frequently testifies before Congress on various economic topics. He is often quoted in national and global publications and interviewed by major news media outlets, and is a frequent guest on CNBC, NPR, Meet the Press, CNN, and various other national networks and news programs.

Dr. Zandi is on the board of directors of MGIC, the nation’s largest private mortgage insurance company, and The Reinvestment Fund, a large community development financial institution (CDFI) that makes investments in disadvantaged neighborhoods. He authored several books, including Paying the Price: Ending the Great Recession and Beginning a New American Century and Financial Shock. 

Dr. Zandi earned his B.S. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his PhD at the University of Pennsylvania.