Tara Hariharan is Managing Director of Global Macro Research at NWI Management LP, a New York-based global macro hedge fund with an emphasis on emerging markets. As head of macro research for the firm since 2012, Ms. Hariharan focuses on economic activity, macro-political trends, and policy in the U.S. and China, and is a keen student of European political economy. She directs top-down analysis of macroeconomic data, monetary and fiscal policy, and political trends for countries and regions worldwide, as well as maintenance and constant evolution of NWI’s “macro dashboard” with a strategic focus on potential investment opportunities in fixed income, equities, foreign exchange, and commodities. Her analysis is notably informed by sustained dialogue with a diverse group of high-level global policymakers in both developed and emerging markets.
Ms. Hariharan earned a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology summa cum laude from Princeton University in 2007. She was awarded a 2014 American Marshall Memorial Fellowship by the German Marshall Fund of the United States. Ms. Hariharan has been a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations since 2017. She is also closely involved with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and has been a member of the Chamber’s Chief Economists’ Committee since the summer of 2020. She was elected a member of the Inter-American Dialogue in July 2021 and is a 2022 Economic Club of New York Fellow. She was an ACG Young Leader in 2016.