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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 $150 billion in annual trade transactions within the region.



Prior to joining the company, Dan worked for Citicorp, using similar analyses to create outperforming investment strategies. Dan North earned his MBA from the Wharton School of Business.

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). 

Recent commentary and interviews 
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"