Jonathan S. Hartley

Current Forbes Economics Contributor and World Economic Forum Global Shaper. Also am the co-founder of Real Time Macroeconomics LLC, a financial technology firm that provides real-time, high frequency macroeconomic data derived from aggregated online microdata and web scraped data collection (for more information, please see

Former Quantitative Investment Strategies Client Portfolio Management Senior Analyst at Goldman Sachs (2011-2014), Dallas Cowboys Statistician (2011-2012) and Research Associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (2009-2010).

My writings have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Times, and Forbes.

I am also on the Manhattan Institute Young Leaders Circle Advisory Committee, the Pencils of Promise New York City Leadership Committee, and am the founder of

Graduate from University of Chicago (A.B. in Economics and Mathematics with Honors). Current research is focused on Behavioral Finance and Macroeconomics. I am also a CFA Level 3 Candidate.

Areas of expertise include Economic Analysis and Programming (C++, Stata, and Matlab).