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Alexander Kazan

Eurasia Group Managing Director, Emerging Markets Strategy and Comparative Analytics
Alexander Kazan is Eurasia Group's lead emerging markets strategist and also directs the firm's comparative research, including quantitative approaches to political risk. Alex led the development of Eurasia Group's Political Risk Country Portfolio, a systematic comparative framework for analyzing the market pricing of political risk across emerging markets. He also directs the firm's collaboration with Nikko Asset Management to develop investment products formally incorporating political risk in portfolio construction and risk management. Before joining Eurasia Group, Alex worked as a market strategist at Goldman Sachs, Daiwa Asset Management, and Bear Stearns. Earlier in his career, he worked at the G7 Group, an economic and policy research consultancy, and the Inter-American Development Bank. He holds degrees from the University of California, Davis, and Georgetown University. Alex was born in San Francisco and now lives in New York. While Alex once traveled widely, he now spends his downtime playing with his two sons, attempting to build furniture, and making bathtub gin.
Global Japan
SEP 19, 2017

How does Donald Trump’s Election affect Japanese Business?

Alex Kazan, Eurasia Group’s Managing Director for Emerging Markets Strategy and Comparative Analytics, shares how the election of US President…

Global Japan
JUL 12, 2017

Why Your Business Globalization Efforts Seem Harder Than Usual

How Trump’s presidency, changing rules and regulations, and geopolitical risks affect you.