World-Renowned Economist, Geopolitical Risk Advisor, New York University Professor, and International Keynote Speaker & Lecturer
Nouriel Roubini’s Bio
One of the most renowned economists of his generation, Dr. Nouriel Roubini is widely recognized for predicting the collapse of the US housing market and the global recession of 2008. An ardent researcher and strategist, Dr. Roubini is an expert on when and why economic crises happen, and was named one of Fortune’s “10 new gurus you should know.”
He has served in a number of important positions, from senior economist for international affairs on the White House Council of Economic Advisors to director of policy development at the US Treasury Department, where he worked on the resolution of the Asian financial crisis of the late ’90s and the reform of international financial architecture. The International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and numerous other prominent public and private institutions have also drawn upon his consulting expertise.
Nouriel Roubini is the cofounder and chairman of Roubini Global Economics, an independent, global macroeconomic strategy research firm. Nouriel Roubini has extensive policy experience as well as broad academic credentials. From 1998 to 2000, he served as the senior economist for international affairs on the White House Council of Economic Advisors and then the senior advisor to the undersecretary for international affairs at the U.S. Treasury Department, helping to resolve the Asian and global financial crises, among other issues.
The International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and numerous other prominent public and private institutions have drawn upon his consulting expertise. He has published over 70 theoretical, empirical and policy papers on international macroeconomic issues and coauthored the books “Political Cycles: Theory and Evidence” (MIT Press, 1997) and “Bailouts or Bail-ins? Responding to Financial Crises in Emerging Markets” (Institute for International Economics, 2004) and “Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance” (Penguin Press, 2010).
Dr. Roubini’s views on global economic issues are widely cited by the media, and he is a frequent commentator on various business news programs. He has been the subject of extended profiles in the New York Times Magazine and other leading current-affairs publications. The Financial Times has also provided extensive coverage of Dr. Roubini’s perspectives.
Dr. Roubini received an undergraduate degree at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, and a doctorate in economics at Harvard University. Prior to joining Stern, he was on the faculty of Yale University’s department of economics.
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