Nouriel Roubini is Chief Economic Advisor at MacroGeo. Dr. Roubini is an expert on financial crises and widely recognised for having predicted the U.S. housing bust and its domestic and international fallout that led to the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-2009. Dr. Roubini’s opinions on global economic issues are widely reported by the media, with the Financial Times having provided extensive coverage of his views.
He is a professor of economics at New York University’s Stern School of Business. Prior to joining Stern, he was a faculty member at Yale University’s Department of Economics. He is also Chairman and CEO of Roubini Macro Associates LLC, his own global macroeconomic consultancy firm, having previously co-founded and served as chairman of Roubini Global Economics LLC, an independent macroeconomic research firm.
Dr. Roubini has extensive policy experience, having served, from 1998 to 2000, as the senior economist for international affairs on the White House Council of Economic Advisors and then as senior advisor to the undersecretary for international affairs at the U.S. Treasury Department. He has held consulting positions at the IMF and the World Bank, among other prominent public and private-sector institutions.
He has published extensively on international macroeconomic issues and co-authored various books, most recently “Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance” (Penguin Press, 2010). In 1997, he co-authored a seminal book entitled“Political Cycles: Theory and Evidence” (MIT Press). Dr. Roubini received a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University and holds an undergraduate degree from Milan’s Bocconi University.