Jens Nordvig, Managing Director, is Head of Fixed Income Research, Americas and Global Head of FX Strategy at Nomura, the global investment bank. He is responsible for developing Nomura’s Research franchise in the Americas, and coordinating the delivery of market-leading content across product lines.
Jens joined Nomura in October 2009, from investment management firm, Bridgewater Associates, where he worked as a Senior Currency Strategist. Prior to that, Jens worked for eight years at Goldman Sachs London and New York in various senior research positions, most recently as a Managing Director and Co-Head of Global Currency Strategy. Before joining Goldman Sachs, Jens was an Emerging Markets Economist with IDEA Global in London.
Jens is ranked #1 in Currency/Foreign Exchange in Institutional Investor’s All America Fixed Income 2012 Survey, an accolade he has earned for the second year running. He is also lead author of Rethinking the European monetary union, one of the finalist essays for the 2012 Wolfson Economics Prize.
He has taught several courses in macroeconomics and econometrics, and written a book on mathematics and economics in 2001.
Jens received both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Economics from the University of Aarhus in Denmark, where he also did post-graduate research on new financial crises models.
Articles by Jens Nordvig:
The probability of Greek exit, revisited
17 December 2012, 8637 reads
The Eurozone breakup debate: Uncertainty still reigns
6 November 2012, 12614 reads
- Fiscal consolidation: At what speed?Blanchard, Leigh
- Public debt and economic growth, one more timePanizza, Presbitero
- Escaping liquidity traps: Lessons from the UK’s 1930s escapeCrafts
- The lessons of the North Atlantic crisis for economic theory and policyStiglitz
- Rethinking macroeconomic policyBlanchard
- A tale of two depressions: What do the new data tell us? February 2010 updateEichengreen, O’Rourke
- Educated in America: College graduates and high school dropoutsHeckman, LaFontaine
- Eurozone breakup would trigger the mother of all financial crisesEichengreen
- Debt, deleveraging, and the liquidity trap: A new modelKrugman
- Panic-driven austerity in the Eurozone and its implicationsDe Grauwe, Ji