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Director, Senior Economist
Wells Fargo & Company
Scott Anderson is a director and senior economist at Wells Fargo with more than 15 years of experience in the field of macroeconomics. Based in Minneapolis, he is responsible for the analysis and forecasting of international, national and regional economic trends.
Scott was recently named one of the Top 10 economic forecasters in the country by USA Today for 2008. Before joining Wells Fargo as senior economist in 2001, he held positions at Moodys Economy.com in Philadelphia, and the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C.
Scott provides daily analyses of U.S. economic releases, and contributes to the Wells Fargo Economics macroeconomic forecast. He authors the Wells Fargo California and Minnesota Outlook reports, and contributes to both the Monthly Fixed Income report, and the Weekly Financial Market Strategies report. He also covers the economies of Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan.
Scotts research is widely read by the financial and business community. He has appeared in numerous media including CNBC, Bloomberg, MSNBC, CBS MarketWatch, BBC, and NPR, and publications including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, and San Francisco Chronicle.
He received his bachelors degree in economics from the University of Minnesota, and both his masters of philosophy in economics and his doctorate in economics at George Washington University.
Since 2005, hes been a member of the American Bankers Association Economic Advisory Committee and the Federal Reserves Survey of Professional Forecasters. He joined Western Blue Chip Forecasts regional forecasting panel in 2001. Since 2004, hes been a member the National Association of Business Economists Macroeconomic Forecasting Panel, the Financial Roundtable Committee, the macro-forecasting panel of the Bureau of National Affairs Forecasts, and the USA Today and Wall Street Journal macroeconomic forecasting panels.