Ernie Tedeschi is a Managing Director and Policy Economist for Evercore ISI and heads its fiscal analysis. Evercore ISI’s Policy team was ranked #1 in the 2019 Institutional Investor All‐America Research Team for Washington Research.
Prior to joining Evercore ISI, Mr. Tedeschi served as a Senior Advisor and Economist at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Economic Policy, where he undertook special analytical projects at the request of Secretaries Geithner and Lew, as well as the Chief Economist and other offices throughout the building. He advised on a broad array of fiscal and economic issues, ranging from the growth effects of the debt ceiling impasse to error persistence in the Federal Reserve’s macroeconomic forecasts. His work was used by the Treasury Secretary to brief the President of the United States on several occasions.
Previously, Mr. Tedeschi was a Senior Associate at the Pew Charitable Trusts’ non-partisan Fiscal Analysis Initiative. Mr. Tedeschi also conceived of and built the Pew Budget Challenge, one of the most detailed and versatile fiscal models available to the general public. He has also worked in public finance consulting, where he advised municipalities and special districts on bond issuance and rate setting, and as a consultant to the City and County of San Francisco’s Office of Economic Analysis, where he completed a cost-benefit analysis of the city’s housing policies.
Mr. Tedeschi completed his undergraduate studies at Stanford University and holds an M.P.P. from the University of California at Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy. He is a Certified Business Economist with the National Association for Business Economics and he is a member of American Economic Association.