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Nouriel Roubini

Nouriel Roubini

Writing for PS since 2007
187 commentaries
3 videos & podcasts

Nouriel Roubini, Professor Emeritus of Economics at New York University’s Stern School of Business, is Co-Founder of 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. China Confronts the Middle-Income Trap
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    China Confronts the Middle-Income Trap

    Apr 4, 2024 Nouriel Roubini sees the shift back toward state capitalism as the biggest risk to the country’s future growth and development.

  2. Trump and the Global Economic Risk Picture
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    Trump and the Global Economic Risk Picture

    Mar 5, 2024 Nouriel Roubini sees the US presidential election as the biggest variable in the broader economic and financial outlook.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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    The Dangers of a US Capital Inflow Tax

    Maurice Obstfeld worries that a little-known, highly costly method of deficit reduction is gaining political traction.
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    Europe’s Green Transition Requires More Skilled Workers

    Julie Beaufils urges policymakers to boost the attractiveness of technical vocations by expanding access to apprenticeships.
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    A Monetary and Economic Order Fit for the Twenty-First Century

    Ulrich Volz, et al. identify eight priorities to build a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable global financial architecture.
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    Putting Africa on the Path to Prosperity

    Mohamed Ould Ghazouani & Ajay Banga urge the G7 to focus on the continent’s future, and on five priorities in particular, at this week’s summit.
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    Anatomy of a Massacre

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    The 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus holds useful lessons about what it takes to arrest – and recover from – inter-communal violence. But there is a difference between a pogrom and a genocide, and conflating the two can do more harm than good.

    considers what the 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus can and cannot teach us about preventing genocide.
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    AI: Hope or Hype?

    Whether generative artificial intelligence will do more harm or good to our families, economies, and societies remains an open question. In devising strategies for harnessing the technology, optimism is undoubtedly warranted, but it should not come at the expense of realism.

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    How Denmark Keeps the Far Right at Bay

    Michael Ehrenreich explains how mainstream parties have neutralized the threat of right-wing populists.
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    How Techno-Libertarians Fell in Love with Big Government

    Quinn Slobodian argues Silicon Valley investors are against the state only insofar as it is not enriching them personally.
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    How Chinese Savings Can Support the Global Green Transition

    Daniel Gros urges the EU to welcome cheap low-carbon goods, such as electric vehicles, from China.

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