John Praveen, PhD, is a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager for QMA working within the Global Multi-Asset Solutions team. In this capacity, he is responsible for portfolio management, analysis, and economic and market valuation research, and he oversees a team of investment professionals. Prior to joining QMA, John was a Managing Director at PGIM Global Partners. Previously, John was a Managing Director of Global Equities at Credit Suisse Asset Management and a Vice President and Senior Global Economist at Merrill Lynch. John was also a professor of economics and finance at Montclair State University, an adjunct professor of finance at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and he taught economics at both California State University and Kakatiya University in India. John earned an MA and an MPhil in economics from Osmania University in India and a PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.