After a year of growth scares and choppy markets, we see a modestly better outlook in 2016, with the U.S. economy in mid-cycle, the recovery broadening out in Europe and some early signs of stabilization in emerging economies.
Global Strategist, Multi-Asset Solutions
- 3 YEARS WITH J.P. MORGAN
- 17 YEARS IN THE INDUSTRY
Benjamin R. Mandel, executive director, is a global strategist in the Multi-Asset Solutions group at J.P. Morgan Asset Management in New York. He is also an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. Ben began his career as an economist in the International Finance division at the Federal Reserve Board and in the International Research group at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, he was a member of the Global Economics team at Citi Research. Ben’s academic research has been published in leading scholarly journals, including: American Economic Review, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Quantitative Finance and the Journal of Economic Perspectives. He has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Davis and a B.Sc. from Cornell University.