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Dan North – Euler Hermes Economist, North America.

Since 1996, Dan North has been with Euler Hermes, the world’s oldest and largest credit insurance company. As the company’s chief economist for North America, he uses macroeconomic and quantitative analyses to help manage Euler Hermes’ risk portfolio of more than $250 billion in annual trade transactions within the region.



As one of the leading U.S. economists, Dan North has appeared on CNBC, Fox Business News, ABC News Now, France 24, and Bloomberg Radio and Television. He has been quoted by USA Today, Barron’s, Bloomberg Business Week, The Washington Post, Paris Le Monde, and The Wall Street Journal. After having predicted the 2008/2009 recession and its implications accurately, Dan North was ranked 4th on Bloomberg’s list of the 65 top economic forecasters in 2010 (view Dan North's full bio). 

To reach Dan North about a media or speaking appearance, contact Laura Crovo, Regional Head of Communications, at 410-753-0862 or ​​
Recent commentary and interviews 
TopicDan shares insights about how the 2016 presidential election may be impacting consumer confidence. 5/17/16 - TheStreet.

TopicDan explains what's restraining GDP growth. 5/6/16 - The Wall Street Journal

TopicDan talks about why consumer spending is sluggish and how it affects the economy. 5/6/16 - Fox Business

TopicDan sheds light on the ADP jobs report. 5/4/16 - TheStreet 

TopicDan offers details about how seasonal adjustments can affect GDP patterns. 4/28/16 - Forbes

TopicDan comments on how uncertainty is affecting businesses and consumers. 4/28/16 - The Washington Post

Topic: Dan comments on the upward revision of Q4 GDP3/25/2016 - BBC​​

Topic: Dan comments on interest rates, oil prices, and consumer spending. 2/12/2016 - FOX Business​

Topic: Dan comments on today’s Jobs Report. 2/5/2016 - FOX Business​

Topic: Dan outlines the top five risks associated with the Trans Pacific Partnership. 2/2/2016 - Chief Executive

Topic: Dan comments on the economy and retail sales​ forecasts. 1/10/16 - MarketWatch​ 

Topic: Dan comments on the potential impact of China's economic slowdown on the U.S. 1/7/16 - CNBC

Topic: Dan comments on U.S. manufacturing contraction amid global slow down. 1/4/16 - BBC​

Topic: Dan comments on October U.S. job creation and falling unemployment. 11/6/15 - Market Watch
Topic: Dan comments on the state of U.S. manufacturing and construction. 11/2/15 - BBC
Topic: Dan comments on the Fed decision not to raise rates. 10/28/15 - Reuters
Topic: Dan comments on the China slowdown, the Fed, and ECB. 9/3/15 - International Business Times​

Topic: Dan comments on market volatility and the Fed. 9/1/15 - Fox Business

Topic: Dan comments on analysis of labor force participation. 7/16/15 - U.S. News & world Report
Topic: Dan comments on the U.S. unemployment rate and the labor market. 7/2/15 - U.S. News & World Report

Topic: Dan comments on the latest U.S. jobs report. 7/2/15 - Forbes

Topic: Dan comments on potential job growth.  7/2/15 - International Business Times

Topic: Dan comments on the upcoming June jobs report. 7/1/15 - Market Watch

Dan North comments on U.S. Q1 economic growth. 4/29/15 - International Business Times
Topic: Dan discusses the Fed’s decision to raise interest rates. 4/3/15 - U.S. News & World Report

Topic: Dan comments on the Euler Hermes Receivables Index and economic growth. 2/26/15 - Treasury & Risk

Topic: Dan North comments on this morning’s GDP report. 1/30/15 - The Washington Post

Topic: Dan North comments on how cheaper oil affects U.S. manufacturers. 12/10/14 - Wall Street Journal

Topic: Dan North comments on U.S. exports. 12/10/14 - CNBC

Topic: Dan North comments on job growth in November. 12/5/14 – CNN Money

Dan North discusses payment behavior trends and how they could affect economic growth. 11/24/14 – Bloomberg Radio's "Taking Stock"

Topic: Dan North comments on how past-due payments signal slower 4Q GDP growth. 11/19/14 – CFO

Topic: Dan North comments on the recession and its aftermath. 09/30/14 – Insurance Business 

Topic: Dan North provides his insight on the U.S. GDP numbers released today. 08/28/14 – Forbes

Topic: Dan North commments on reindustrialization and jobs in the U.S. 06/19/14 – Manufacturing Business Technology

Topic: Dan comments on today’s employment report​. 05/02/14 – Forbes

Topic: Dan comments on the Federal Reserve's response to current economic conditions. 04/30/2014 – Bloomberg Radio's "Taking Stock"

Topic: Dan North comments on U.S. first quarter economic growth. 04/30/2014 – New York Times

Topic: Dan North comments on GDP growth in Q4 of 2013. 03/27/2014 – Forbes
Topic: Dan North comments on the federal budget. 01/03/2014 – Forward
Topic: Dan North comments on the December Fed Meeting. 12/20/2013 – Bloomberg Radio's "Taking Stock"
Topic: Dan North comments on the October jobs report. 11/08/2013 – FOX Business
Topic: Dan North comments on the Fed's decision regarding the current job climate. 09/19/2013 – Bloomberg Radio’s “Taking Stock"
Topic: Dan North comments on the U.S. July Jobs Report and its impact on the economy. 08/02/2013 – FOX Business
Topic: Dan North comments on details and observations from the latest Fed meeting. 07/31/2013 – Bloomberg Radio's "Taking Stock"
Topic: Dan North, previews the 2013 U.S. July Jobs Report. 07/31/2013 – International Business Times

Topic: Dan North, comments on second-quarter GDP. 07/29/2013 – Reuters

Topic: Dan North, previews the employment report issued by the U.S. Department of Labor. 07/03/2013 – NPR
Topic: Dan North, comments on Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's exit strategy from stimulus support. 06/19/13 –
Topic: Dan North, discusses his outlook for the Manufacturing industry in 2013 and 2014. 06/2013 – IndustryWeek 

Topic: Dan North, discusses his analysis on the May employment report, which points to a structural unemployment issue. 06/07/13 – Bloomberg Radio’s “Taking Stock" 

Topic: Dan North, Chief Economist at Euler Hermes North America, comments on the resurgence in the manufacturing industry. 04/30/13 – Washington Post

Topic: Dan North, Chief Economist at Euler Hermes North America, comments on economic growth for 2013. 04/26/13 – Investor's Business Daily

Topic: Dan North, discusses the economy on Bloomberg Radio’s “Taking Stock”. 04/10/13 – Bloomberg Radio’s “Taking Stock"