Desmond Lachman joined AEI after serving as a managing director and chief emerging market economic strategist at Salomon Smith Barney. He previously served as deputy director in the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Policy Development and Review Department and was active in staff formulation of IMF policies. Mr. Lachman has written extensively on the global economic crisis, the U.S. housing market bust, the U.S. dollar, and the strains in the euro area. At AEI, Mr. Lachman is focused on the global macroeconomy, global currency issues, and the multilateral lending agencies.
19 years of experience in International Equities, Emerging Market bonds and currencies. 11 years as Fund Manager at OppenheimerFunds and TCW Group in International Equities. PhD in Economics from Columbia University, and undergraduate in Mechanical Engineering from IIT, Kanpur, India.