AM '71 Econ; PhD '75 Econ
Managing Director, Global Head of Economic Research
Deutsche Bank Securities
Peter Hooper is currently Managing Director, Global Head of Economic Research for Deutsche Bank Securities. He joined Deutsche Bank Securities in 1999 as Chief US Economist. He became Chief Economist 2006. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Hooper enjoyed a distinguished 26-year career at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. While rising to senior levels of the Fed staff, he held numerous positions, including as an economist on the FOMC. Hooper and his top-ranked Economics team produce daily, weekly, and other special publications for Deutsche Bank with a focus on US and global economic developments and Fed policy; he also comments on US and global economic and financial developments in the news media.
Hooper currently serves as a member and former chairman of the Economic Advisory Committee of the American Bankers Association, a founding member of the US Monetary Policy Forum, an officer of the Forecasters Club of New York, a member of the Economic Club of New York, and a member of the Economic Leadership Council for the University of Michigan. Until recently, he served for ten years as a member of the Economic Advisory Panel of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Hooper earned a BA in Economics (cum laude) from Princeton University and an MA and Ph.D. in Economics from University of Michigan. He has published numerous books, journal articles, and reviews on economics and policy analysis.