Who We Are

ECRI's staff includes many researchers who worked closely with Geoffrey H. Moore over his six-decade career.

Lakshman Achuthan

Lakshman Achuthan

Chief Operations Officer

Co-Founder & Chief Operations Officer of ECRI, Achuthan is the managing editor of ECRI's forecasting publications. He is also a member of Time magazine's board of economists and the Levy Institute's Board of Governors, and serves as a trustee on the boards of several foundations.

He received an undergraduate degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1989 and a graduate degree from Long Island University in 1991. Achuthan joined Geoffrey H. Moore at Columbia University's Center for International Business Cycle Research in 1991. In 2004, he co-authored Beating the Business Cycle: How to Predict and Profit from Turning Points in the Economy »

Anirvan Banerji

Anirvan Banerji

Chief Research Officer

Co-Founder & Chief Research Officer of ECRI, Banerji is the editor-in-chief of ECRI's forecasting publications. He is also a past President of the Forecasters Club of New York and serves on the New York City Economic Advisory Panel.

He received an undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in 1977, and graduate degrees from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad in 1979 and Columbia University in 1985. Banerji worked closely with Geoffrey H. Moore since 1986 at Columbia University's Center for International Business Cycle Research. In 2004, he co-authored Beating the Business Cycle: How to Predict and Profit from Turning Points in the Economy »