Peter Hooper is currently managing director and chief economist for Deutsche Bank Securities in New York, where he also serves as cohead of Deutsche Bank's global economics team. He joined Deutsche Bank Securities in 1999 as chief US economist and became chief economist and cohead of global economics in 2006. Hooper and his team produce weekly and quarterly publications for Deutsche Bank with a focus on US and global economic development and Federal Reserve policy. He also comments on US and global economic and financial developments in the media.
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 serves as a member of the Economic Advisory Panel of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, a member and former chairman of the Economic Advisory Committee of the American Bankers Association, a founding member of the U.S. Monetary Policy Forum, a member of the Economic Leadership Council for the University of Michigan, and a member of the Forecasters' Club of New York.
Hooper earned a BA in economics (cum laude) from Princeton University and an MA and PhD in economics from University of Michigan. He has published numerous books, journal articles, and reviews on economics and policy analysis.