Stephen S. Roach

Former Non-Executive Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia

Stephen S. Roach is a senior fellow at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale University, and a member of the Yale School of Management faculty.

He was previously the Non-Executive Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia (a position he held after serving as managing director and chief economist of Morgan Stanley). Before joining Morgan Stanley in 1982, Mr. Roach was Vice President for Economic Analysis for the Morgan Guaranty Trust Company in New York.

He also served on the research staff of the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. from 1972-79. Before that, he was a research fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Roach’s research covers a broad range of topics, with recent emphasis on globalization, the emergence of China, productivity and the macro paybacks of information technology. His work has appeared in academic journals, books, congressional testimony and on the op-ed pages of the Financial Times, New York Times, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal.

He holds a Ph.D. in economics from New York University and a Bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin.

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