Global Conference 2014
Head of Research and Chief U.S. Economist, Brevan Howard
Jason Cummins is the head of research and chief U.S. economist for Brevan Howard Inc., which he joined in 2004. Cummins develops the firm's outlook for the economy, politics, and markets; advises the traders on portfolio management; and manages the global research team. Cummins is also a member of the U.S. Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee, a government-appointed panel of external experts that has served the country for almost half a century. Formerly, Cummins was senior economist at the Federal Reserve Board, where he ran the macro forecasting team. Cummins began his career in 1995 as an assistant professor of economics at New York University. A graduate of Swarthmore College, Cummins holds a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University.