Jan Hatzius

Jan Hatzius is the firm’s chief economist and head of Global Economics and Markets Research. He is a memberof the Firmwide Conduct and Operational Risk Committee and the Global Investment Research Client and Business Standards Committee. Hatzius joined Goldman Sachs in the Frankfurt office in 1997 and transferred to New York in 1999. He was named managing director in 2004 and partner in 2008. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Hatzius was a research officer at the London School of Economics. Hatzius is the No. 1 ranked economist in the annual Institutional Investor All-America Fixed-Income Research Team, a position he has held for the past six years. He is a two-time winner (2009 and 2011) of the Lawrence R. Klein Award by Blue Chip Economic Indicators, Inc., for the most accurate US economic forecast over the prior four years, a period including the global financial crisis. Hatzius is a member of the economic advisory panels of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Congressional Budget Office. Hatzius earned a D.Phil. in Economics from Oxford University, as well as degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

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Private Debt Initiative

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