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Nouriel Roubini

Nouriel Roubini

Writing for PS since 2007
185 commentaries
3 videos & podcasts

Nouriel Roubini, Professor Emeritus of Economics at New York University’s Stern School of Business, is Chief Economist at Atlas Capital Team, CEO of Roubini Macro Associates, Co-Founder of TheBoomBust.com, and author of Megathreats: Ten Dangerous Trends That Imperil Our Future, and How to Survive Them (Little, Brown and Company,  2022). He is a former senior economist for international affairs in the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers during the Clinton Administration and has worked for the International Monetary Fund, the US Federal Reserve, and the World Bank. His website is NourielRoubini.com, and he is the host of NourielToday.com.

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  1. Artificial Intelligence vs. Human Stupidity
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    Artificial Intelligence vs. Human Stupidity

    Feb 5, 2024 Nouriel Roubini explains what to bear in mind when navigating the debate about new technologies and their potential.

  2. Where Will the Global Economy Land in 2024?
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    Where Will the Global Economy Land in 2024?

    Jan 8, 2024 Nouriel Roubini considers what might derail markets' positive baseline scenario for growth, inflation, and monetary policy.

  3. Our Megathreatened Age
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    Our Megathreatened Age

    Nov 24, 2023 Nouriel Roubini predicts a bright future – if we can survive the next few decades of economic instability and political chaos.

  4. The Economic Consequences of the Gaza War
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    The Economic Consequences of the Gaza War

    Nov 10, 2023 Nouriel Roubini outlines four scenarios for how the conflict could play out and affect markets and the global economy.

  5. What Climate Finance Needs
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    What Climate Finance Needs

    Sep 20, 2023 Nouriel Roubini & Reza Bundy explain what it will take to channel private capital and savings toward sustainable development.

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    Carbon Credits Hold the Key to Combating Deforestation

    Roselyn Fosuah Adjei explains how nature-based offsets could help reduce emissions and benefit local communities.
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    Alexei Navalny Did Not Die for Nothing

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    The Russian opposition leader faced a dilemma that all dissenters in authoritarian states must grapple with: live in exile and fade into obscurity, or confront an oppressive regime and risk imprisonment and torture. Navalny’s choice – and the price he paid for making it – will inspire dissidents for generations to come.

    highlights the crucial role of political martyrs in inspiring resistance to oppressive regimes.
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    The Submergence of Emerging Markets

    Andrés Velasco worries that major middle-income economies are facing a prolonged slowdown, jeopardizing global convergence.
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    How AI Could Reshape Medicine

    Junaid Nabi highlights the new technology’s potential to transform how we diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases.
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    Making Bretton Woods Work for Africa

    Hippolyte Fofack envisions a reformed global financial architecture that provides equal access to long-term patient capital.
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    Making Sense of Society

    Michael Spence considers why a healthy civil society is crucial to good governance and inclusive prosperity.
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    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.
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    Putin’s Silk Road Around Sanctions

    Robin Brooks & Simon Johnson urge Europe and the G7 to stop the re-export of Western goods to Russia from Central Asia and the Caucasus.
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    To Fight Climate Change, End Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

    Günther Thallinger & Ludovic Subran urge policymakers to recognize the true costs of a policy that harms the planet and does not help the poor.

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