Dr. Mark Zandi
Dr. Mark Zandi, a director since 2010, is chief economist of Moody’s Analytics, where he directs economic research and consulting. Moody’s Analytics is a subsidiary of Moody’s Corporation that is separately managed from Moody’s Investor Service, the rating agency subsidiary of Moody’s Corporation. Dr. Zandi’s recent research has focused on 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. An adviser to policymakers and resource for economic analysis for businesses, journalists and the public, Dr. Zandi has frequently testified before Congress and has advised the Obama administration as well as senior Republican policymakers. Dr. Zandi received his PhD at the University of Pennsylvania, and received his Bachelor of Science degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.