Milton Ezrati is the Senior Economist and Market Strategist at Lord Abbett. Mr. Ezrati joined Lord Abbett in 2000, and was named a Partner in 2004. Prior to joining Lord Abbett, he was Senior Vice President and Head of Investing for the Americas at Nomura Asset Management USA. He began his career in the financial services industry in 1971. A recognized authority on a range of global and domestic financial issues, Mr. Ezrati speaks to audiences across the U.S., Europe, and Asia. He frequently contributes to and is quoted in a variety of publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, and Financial Times, and appears on financial television providing market commentary. Mr. Ezrati is the author of Kawari, one of the foremost books detailing the economic changes in Japan. He is an Affiliate of the Center on Human Capital and Economic Growth in the Department of Economics at the State University of New York at Buffalo and has given lectures at several schools, including New York University and the Fletcher School at Tufts University.