Barclays Capital Appoints Dean Maki Head of US Economic Research
NEW YORK, NY (June 1, 2009) – Barclays Capital, the investment banking business of Barclays Bank PLC, today announced the appointment of Dean Maki as Head of US Economic Research and Chief US Economist. Based in New York, Mr. Maki is responsible for analyzing and forecasting the US economy and monetary and fiscal policy.
“Dean’s experience and deep knowledge of the US economy is valued by our clients worldwide,” said Larry Kantor, Head of Research for Barclays Capital. “In his new role, Dean will take full responsibility for our US economic research, including policy, analysis and forecasts."
Previously co-Head of US Economic Research for Barclays Capital, Mr. Maki joined the firm in February 2005 from JP Morgan Chase, where he was Vice President of Economic Research responsible for forecasts of Federal Reserve policy, the federal budget and Treasury debt issuance. Prior to this, he was a US economist at Putnam Investments and a Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Board, where his research focused on the relationship between household balance sheets and consumer spending. His research has been published in a number of academic journals.
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