Joseph LaVorgna is a Managing Director who serves as Chief US economist for Deutsche Bank Securities. He is responsible for analyzing and the forecasting the U.S. economy and financial markets. Joe publishes the widely read U.S. Daily Economics Notes in addition to the U.S. Economics Weekly. He also is widely followed on Twitter (@LaVorgnanomics) where Business Insider ranked Joe #8 on "The Top 102 Finance People You Have to Follow on Twitter" in 2014. Joe is widely quoted in the financial press—The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and the Financial Times). According to the nationally recognized Appions marketing company, Joe was ranked the #2 most influential economist on Wall Street in 2013. Furthermore, Joe and his colleagues were ranked #1 in the Institutional Investors' All-Star Fixed Income poll in 2010 and 2011 and placed #2 in this year's poll.
Joe began his professional career at the New York Federal Reserve, where he was an economist working for the Monetary Analysis and Projections Staff, an auxiliary arm to the Open Market Desk. Joe worked at Lehman Brothers as a Vice President in the Fixed Income Department prior to joining Deutsche Bank in 1997. He graduated with honors from Vassar College in 1991 and did graduate work in economics at New York University. Joe lives in New York City with his wife and two sons.
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