Leah G. Traub, Ph.D.
Leah Traub is responsible for the management of the firm’s currency team.
Ms. Traub joined Lord Abbett in 2007 and was named Partner in 2012. Prior to her current role, she served as a Quantitative Analyst and most recently she was the lead Portfolio Manager for the firm’s Emerging Markets strategies. Her prior experience includes serving as Research Economist at Princeton Economics Group; Teaching Assistant and Lecturer at Rutgers University Economics Department; Research Assistant at the National Bureau of Economic Research; and Assistant Economist in Capital Markets at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. She has worked in the financial services industry since 2001.
Ms. Traub is the co-author of “Price Discovery in the Foreign Currency Futures and Spot Market” (Journal of Derivatives 17:2, Winter 2009). She also earned an Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award from Rutgers University in 2006.
She earned a BA in economics from the University of Chicago and an MA and a Ph.D. in economics from Rutgers University.