Alejandra Grindal

Chief Economist
Ned Davis Research

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Alejandra Grindal is the Chief Economist at Ned Davis Research

Alejandra is the primary person in charge of the firm’s global economic outlook and is responsible for identifying global economic trends and themes, particularly as they relate to developments in equity, fixed income, commodity, and currency markets. In recent years, Alejandra has been particularly focused on global demographics and labor force trends, China’s economic transition, and Japan’s lost decade. She joined Ned Davis Research Group in 2006.

Alejandra is a member of the National Association for Business Economics, where she has been involved in various committees, such as the International Roundtable and the Business Conditions and Policy Surveys. She is a frequent speaker at professional and investment conferences. Her work has been quoted in national media, including Barron’s, Wall Street Journal, CNBC, and TIME, and is a guest on CNBC, Bloomberg TV, and TD Ameritrade Network

Prior to joining Ned Davis Research Group, Alejandra taught Microeconomics and Macroeconomics at Florida State University during her graduate studies, and then worked as a full-time professor at Santa Fe College and Edison College. Alejandra also worked in British Parliament as a research assistant, where she participated in policy and constituent research and campaign marketing.

Alejandra received her Masters degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and International Affairs, with summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa distinction, from Florida State University.