Pooja Reddy

Economist, 2021-2022 Berggruen Fellow

Pooja Reddy is currently a Vice President in J.P. Morgan’s investment banking division based in London. She previously worked at Citigroup and Morgan Stanley in their New York offices originating fixed income securities including asset-backed securitizations and public finance debt. She was a two-time delegate of New York City Council’s Participatory Budget Program developing proposals to strengthen the city’s transportation and cultural facilities. She also interned at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Economics & Policy in Washington, D.C. where she helped develop allocation strategies to target American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds to states and communities in support of clean water projects, emissions reductions, brownfields development, and superfund cleanup sites. She is an Economics & Mathematics graduate of Columbia University, where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Economics Review. She is deeply interested in the study of economic functions of government, and the intersection of political economy and capital markets.

By Pooja Reddy

Building Our Municipalities Markets Better: The Case for a GSE for Municipal Finance