Nigel is Partner and Co-Chief Economist of The Parthenon Group. He is well known as an expert analyst and forecaster of the U.S. and international economies, based on 30 years of experience in the United States and Europe. He advises corporate clients on issues relating to their strategies, market growth, and pricing. Nigel was most recently Chief U.S. Economist at IHS Global Insight, where he was a seven-time winner of the Marketwatch Forecaster of the Month accolade for key economic indicators. He has also served as Chief European Economist in London for Standard & Poor’s/Data Resources and for Decision Economics. Nigel received an M.A. in Economics from Cambridge University, with double first-class honors, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.