MPA Hot 100 2014: Andrew Huszar

by Ryan Smith20 Dec 2013
Andrew Huszar
Name: Andrew Huszar

HOT 100: A former Morgan Stanley managing director, Andrew Huszar managed the Federal Reserve's first foray into quantitative easing, a $1.25 trillion mortgage-backed security purchase program in 2009-2010. But Huszar has since had a Saul-on-the-Damascus-road moment, and is now one of QE's biggest critics, calling the Fed's current $85bn-per-month bond-buying program "the greatest backdoor Wall Street bailout of all time" in the Wall Street Journal. Huszar argues that the Fed's always-on money faucets are allowing Washington to avoid confronting the real crisis: a fundamentally unsound U.S. economy.
 
Current: 
  • Senior Fellow, Rutgers Business School
  • Previous:
    • Managing Director, Morgan Stanley (January 2011-2012)
    • Federal Reserve Bank of New York (April 2009-January 2011)
    • Senior Vice President at RBS Greenwich Capital (February 2008-March 2009)
    • Examining Officer in the FRBNY's Bank Supervision Group (January 2001-February 2008)
    EDUCATION:
    • J.D. and M.B.A., Columbia University
    • B.S.F.S degree in International Relations with a Certificate in Latin American Economic Development from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.
    • "Certificate d'Etudes Politiques" from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris ("Sciences-Po")
    • Hopkins School(1991)
    Current Town New York
    Hometown New Haven, Connecticut
    Family Engaged

    Hot 100
     

    For the complete Hot 100 list, please check out MPA issue 7.06 available now.

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