Tara Hariharan is the managing director of Global Macro Research at NWI Management LP, a New York-based global macro hedge fund with an emphasis on emerging markets. As head of macro research for the firm, Hariharan focuses on economic activity, macro-political trends, and policy in the US and China and is a keen student of European political economy. She directs top-down analysis of macroeconomic data, monetary and fiscal policy, and political trends for countries and regions worldwide, as well as maintenance and constant evolution of NWI’s “macro dashboard” with a strategic focus on potential investment opportunities in fixed income and foreign exchange. Her analysis is notably informed by sustained dialogue with a diverse group of high-level global policymakers in both developed and emerging markets.
Hariharan earned a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology summa cum laude from Princeton University (2007). She was awarded a 2014 American Marshall Memorial Fellowship by the German Marshall Fund of the United States and was selected as a 2016 American Young Leader by the American Council on Germany. Hariharan has been a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations since 2017. She is also closely involved with the US Chamber of Commerce and has been a member since summer 2020 of the Chamber’s Chief Economists’ Committee.
Hariharan joined the Dialogue as a Member in 2021.