Lakshman Achuthan

Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Lakshman Achuthan to MacroVoices. Erik and Lakshman discuss:

  • Recession – what do the cycles say?
  • Hiking rates into a global recession
  • Business cycle & job losses
  • 1970s-Era CPI inflation
  • Impact of geopolitics on the cycle 
  • Impacts of development of AI on jobs

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For over 30 years Lakshman Achuthan has been studying business cycles and working with clients to help them manage risks and opportunities around turning points.

In 2004, he co-authored Beating the Business Cycle: How to Profit from Turning Points in the Economy.

Lakshman met his mentor, Geoffrey H. Moore, at Columbia University in 1990. After working together for years, with co-founder Anirvan Banerji, the three left Columbia to start ECRI in 1996. 

He also serves on the Board of Governors for the Levy Institute of Economics of Bard College.