Named by Treasury and Risk magazine as one of 2009s 100 Most Influential People in Finance.David Wyss is the chief economist at Standard & Poors, based in New York. In this position, he is responsible for S&Ps economic forecasts and publications, and co-authors the monthly Economic Forecast and the weekly Financial Notes. David joined Data Resources, Inc. in 1979 as an economist in the European Economic Service in London, which was acquired by McGraw-Hill. He came back to the United States in 1983 as chief financial economist for DRI/McGraw-Hill, became chief economist for Standard & Poors DRI in 1992, and for Standard & Poors in 1999. Before joining DRI, Dr. Wyss was a Senior Staff Economist with the Presidents Council of Economic Advisers, Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Board, and Economic Advisor to the Bank of England.David holds a B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University. David is quoted regularly in the press, and has appeared on many major television programs. He is currently on the economic advisory boards for SIFMA, FINRA, and Harvards Joint Center for Housing Studies. He was named by Treasury and Risk magazine as one of 2009s 100 Most Influential People in Finance.
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