Department of Economics

James Padinha

  • Graduated: 1990
  • Field: Analyst/Consultant

James Padinha, who graduated with his BA in Economics in 1990, is a financial consultant in Jackson, Wyoming.  After graduation James entered the University of California at Santa Barbara(opens in new window) where he received his MA in Economics(opens in new window) in 1992.  

Upon completion of his masters, James accepted a position as the macroeconomic and financial research editor for Trim Tabs(opens in new window) Investment Research in Santa Rosa, California.  In 1993 he moved on to First Interstate Bancorp(opens in new window) (later merged with Wells Fargo) as a macroeconomic forecaster and a year later he accepted a position as principal fixed income strategist at Briefing.com(opens in new window).  James spent the next 2 years working as a macroeconomic columnist for TheStreet.com(opens in new window)

Beginning 1997 James worked as a macroeconomic advisor for Standard and Poor’s(opens in new window)Grant’s Interest Rate Observer(opens in new window), and Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder(opens in new window).  James has been an independent consultant in Jackson, Wyoming, since 2011. (Last Updated 7/26/16)