Peter Hooper is currently Managing Director, Chief Economist for Deutsche Bank Securities in New York. He joined Deutsche Bank Securities in 1999 as Chief US Economist. He became Chief Economist and co-head of Deutsche Bank's global economics team in 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 produces weekly and quarterly publications for Deutsche Bank with a focus on U.S. and global economic developments and Fed policy; he also comments on U.S. and global economic and financial developments in the news media. His U.S. Economics team has been ranked top three or better in both equity and fixed income research by Institutional Investor for the past several years. Hooper currently 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 and the Economic Club of New York.
Hooper earned a BA in Economics (cum laude) from Princeton University and an MA and PhD in Economics from the University of Michigan. He has published numerous books, journal articles, and reviews on economics and policy analysis.