Natalie Cohen

Natalie Cohen is principal author and has deep experience in the municipal bond market, credit research, bond insurance, risk management, rating agency and government. She previously published the Fiscal Stress Monitor, a monthly independent trend letter. She has also written articles for the Bond Buyer, Municipal Finance Journal, American City and County Magazine, Government Finance Review and the Brookings Institution. A victim of the financial services meltdown herself, she recently founded National Municipal Research, Inc. a New York City-based consulting company and producer of The Public Purse.

The Public Purse offers you:

  • Serious thinking about economic, financial and political trends at the U.S. state and local level
  • Independent research and opinion that draws on the history of municipal fiscal crisis and default
  • A focus on credit risk for municipal bond investors, individual investors, financial planners, portfolio managers, credit analysts, state and local government officials, taxpayers, academics and the media