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 Nouriel Roubini

Dr. Nouriel Roubini joined as a Senior Advisor to Ceres on February 2019.

Dr Roubini is professor of economics at New York University’s Stern School of Business. He is also CEO of Roubini Macro Associates, LLC, a global macroeconomic consultancy firm in New York,. as well as Co-Founder of Rosa & Roubini Associates based out of London. Dr. Roubini has extensive policy experience as well as broad academic credential.

At a 2006 address to the International Monetary Fund, Roubini warned of the impending recession due to the credit and housing market bubble. His predictions of these upside-down balance sheets became a reality in 2008, with the bubble bursting and reverberating around the world into a global financial crisis – a recession we’re only recently rebounding from after a decade climb. Long study of emerging market blowouts in Asia and Latin America helped him spot the looming disaster in the U.S. « I’ve been studying emerging markets for 20 years, and saw the same signs in the U.S. that I saw in them, which was that we were in a massive credit bubble,“.

From 2005 to 2016 he was co-founded and was the chairman of Roubini Global Economics, a firm whose website was named one of the best economics web resources by Bloomberg Businessweek, the Economist, Forbes, and The Wall Street Journal.

From 1998 to 2000, during the administration of President Bill Clinton, Dr Roubini served as the senior economist on international affairs at the White House Council of Economic Advisors and then as senior advisor to Timothy Geithner, undersecretary of international affairs at the U.S. Treasury Department (who in 2009 became Treasury secretary in President Obama administration), helping to resolve the Asian and global financial crises, among other issues. Professor Roubini is a visiting researcher/advisor at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Federal Reserve, World Bank and Bank of Israel along with numerous other prominent public and private institutions which have drawn upon his consulting expertise. In 2011 and 2012 Professor Roubini was ranked number 4 on Foreign Policy magazine’s list of the « top 100 global thinkers”. In December 2013 Dr Roubini was awarded by Global Thinker Forum the honorary GTF 2013 Award for Excellence in Global Thinking. He has appeared before Congress, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the World Economic Forum at Davos.

Professor Roubini has published over 70 theoretical, empirical and policy papers on international macroeconomic issues and co-authored 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 is also a regular contributor to Project Syndicate since 2007. 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 Ph.D./doctorate in economics at Harvard University. Prior to joining Stern, he was on the faculty of Yale University’s department of economics.