Mark Zandi

Mark Zandi is a keynote speaker, subject matter expert in economics and finance, founder of, non-partisan economic advisor, author, and board member of the largest private mortgage insurance company in the U.S.

Meet Mark Zandi

Mark Zandi is a keynote speaker and subject matter expert in economics and finance. 

Dr. Zandi is the go-to authority in national and global economics for major news outlets. He is frequently featured on CNBC, NPR, CNN, and many other national networks.

Today, he is the Chief Economist and co-founder of Moody’s With Moody, Zandi directs the company’s research and consulting activities. He ensures that Moody’s analytics provide timely economic research to both businesses and the government. In addition, Mark Zandi hosts the podcast Inside Economics with Cris deRitis and Marisa DiNatali featured by

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Dr. Zandi earned his BS from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Zandi is a trusted non-partisan economic advisor for high-level officials. He was the economic advisor to John McCain during his presidential campaign. Later, he provided insight for the Obama administration. 

The Cover of Mark Zandi's Paying the Price

Paying The Price

As seen on CNBC “Squawk Box,” and “Tavis Smiley Late Night on PBS.”

His latest work Paying the Price received praise from critics and general audiences alike.

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Key Audience Takeaways

Financial Shock: Could It Happen Again?

Based on his highly praised book Financial Shock, Mark Zandi imparts these lessons to his audience:

  • How homeowners and investors can protect themselves from financial shocks already on the horizon.
  • How mortgage lenders, investment bankers, builders, regulators, and the Federal Reserve caused the financial crisis.
  • What policymakers need to do now to prevent a recurrence.

The New Global Equilibrium

As growth is accelerating in the United States, a new global equilibrium is being created. 

Prepare yourself by answering these questions:

  • Can we depend on the current stability of commodity prices?
  • For all its resources, an China truly hit its growth potential in the coming decade?
  • How will aggressive ECB and banking integration affect Europe?

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