Parul Jain
Research Affiliate

Parul Jain has a doctorate in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis. She teaches Economics and Finance at Rutgers Business School after teaching for several years at Baruch’s Zicklin School of Business. She has also occupied faculty positions at Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ), Indiana-Purdue University (Fort Wayne, Indiana) and also taught courses at Washington University, Columbia Business School and NYU’s Stern School of Business. She has significant corporate experience as well: she has served as Director of Credit Strategy at Standard and Poor’s, Deputy Chief Economist at Nomura Securities, Director and TIAA Economist at TIAA-CREF, Director of Economic and Investment Analysis at Prudential.

Parul is founder and Chief Investment Strategist of MacroFin Analytics and is actively engaged in forecasting. She serves on several professional forecast panels (Blue Chip, Bloomberg, National Association for Business Economics, Fannie Mae etc.). Parul was named as the 2009-2010 Forecaster of the Year by NABE and was ranked as the top Federal Reserve forecaster for 2022 and 2023 by WProConnect. She is regularly featured in the media and has several publications to her credit.