The Economic Analysis Team

The insight into the national and global economic landscapes provided by our Economic Analysis team serves as a backdrop to our professionals as they evaluate and initiate strategies that meet our client's objectives.

Economic Analysis Team
From left to right: David Nice, Diane Swonk, Adolfo Laurenti, Karen Nye

Diane Swonk
Mesirow Financial's chief economist is one of the most respected economists in the world. Diane's analysis is seen regularly on national and international television and can be read in top financial news publications across the globe.
Adolfo Laurenti
Mesirow Financial's chief international economist offers our professionals a unique perspective on the global economic landscape. Adolfo's insight can be found in financial publications across the world and he frequently speaks to groups across the United States.
Karen Nye
Managing Director Karen Nye oversees multimedia communications for Chief Economist Diane Swonk and Deputy Chief Economist Adolfo Laurenti. Karen manages media requests, editing of print and online content - including Twitter, the Economic Minds blog, Fed Flashes and Themes - as well as supervision of external multimedia communications.
David Nice
As an economist, David is the lead research analyst for the Economic Analysis team. Additionally, David contributes to the Economic Minds blog, and provides editorial support for the economic analysis team’s many publications.