David Greenlaw is a managing director and chief U.S. fixed income economist with the investment banking firm of Morgan Stanley. His primary duties involve analysis of the U.S. economy and credit markets, including Federal Reserve and Treasury activity. He is also responsible for the projections of key economic indicators. Greenlaw was named "Best Fed Forecaster" in a Bloomberg Markets magazine survey. He was also the first back-to-back winner of the Dow Jones MarketWatch "Forecaster of the Month" award. Along with his former colleague Richard Berner, he received the "2012 Lawrence R. Klein Award" for Blue Chip survey forecast accuracy, the "2009 Outlook Award" for accuracy in economic forecasting presented by the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) and was top-ranked in the Wall Street Journal's 2009 forecast survey of 52 leading economists.
Before joining Morgan Stanley in 1986, Greenlaw served on the staff of the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC for four years.
Greenlaw holds an M.B.A. degree from New York University and a B.A. from the University of New Hampshire. He has also done extensive graduate work at the University of Chicago and The George Washington University. Finally, he serves as a board member of various organizations including: The Money Marketeers, the U.S. Monetary Policy Forum, and the University of New Hampshire Foundation.