Prajakta Bhide joined MRB in 2017 and specializes in the U.S. economy, policy and asset markets. Her areas of expertise include business cycles, monetary policy, and macroeconomic modeling. Ms. Bhide has extensive experience in communicating economic and investment views to clients.
Prior to joining MRB, Ms. Bhide was a Senior U.S. Economist at The Conference Board, focusing on productivity and labor market issues. Previously, Ms. Bhide was the Senior U.S. Economist at Roubini Global Economics, where she was responsible for driving the firm’s views on the U.S. economy. Her research has been quoted in several news outlets including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Financial Times. She has also conducted research at the Reserve Bank of India’s Department of Economic Analysis and Policy.
Ms. Bhide has a M.A in Economics from New York University, an advanced graduate training in macroeconomics and computational methods from the University of Maryland and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Pune.