Nigel Gault, Chief US Economist for IHS Global Insight, is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the IHS macroeconomic forecasts and analyses of the US economy. He is frequently quoted in the press as a spokesperson for IHS Global Insight on the US economic outlook.
Dr. Gault possesses more than 25 years of experience in economic modeling, forecasting and analysis gained in the United States and Europe. He and his team produce short- and long-term forecasts for the US economy, integrated with IHS outlooks for energy, the rest of the world and key sectors of the economy. He and his team were named Forecasters of the Year for 2009 by Dow Jones Marketwatch for the accuracy of their projections of key economic indicators. His team is also a six-time winner of the Marketwatch Forecaster of the Month accolade, most recently in July and August 2011.
Gault has more than 20 years of experience in economic analysis and forecasting. He holds an MA in economics from Cambridge University and a PhD in economics from Harvard University.