Jason Cummins is the Head of Research and Chief US Economist at Brevan Howard. In his role, he develops the firm's outlook for the economy, politics and markets, advises the traders on portfolio management, and manages the global research team. Jason serves as a trustee on the boards of The Brookings Institution (executive committee) and The Peterson Institute for International Economics (executive committee), and is a member of the Investment Committee of Swarthmore College. He was Chairman of the US Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee, a government-appointed panel that advises on debt management, market structure, and financial developments. Formerly, Jason was a Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Board, where he led the macro forecasting team. Jason began his career as an Assistant Professor of Economics at New York University and also taught at Harvard University. Jason earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University and graduated with high honors from Swarthmore College.