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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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    Diplomacy Could Help Revive Democracy in Venezuela

    Roberto Patiño urges the international community to help ensure a free and fair presidential election in July.
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    The Specter of Neo-Fascism Is Haunting Europe

    Slavoj Žižek

    With mainstream parties and politicians already preparing to accommodate the far right following this month's European Parliament election, the axiom of post-World War II European democracy has been quietly abandoned. “No collaboration with fascists" is being replaced by a tacit acceptance of them.

    harbors no illusions about what the outcome of the European Parliament election means.
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    Can Private Hospitals Increase Access to Health Care in Developing Countries?

    Titir Bhattacharya & Tanika Chakraborty show how innovative insurance schemes can help low- and middle-income economies achieve universal coverage.
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    Tracking Ukraine’s Reconstruction Funds

    Wolfgang Fengler & Vladyslav Rashkovan show how digital tools can streamline the process, improve transparency, and provide accountability.
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    Slovakia’s Anti-Democratic Government Is Doubling Down

    Soňa Muzikárová warns that the assassination attempt in May has led the government to double down on illiberal reforms.
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    D-Day and the Threat of Total War

    Robert Skidelsky

    After eight decades of relative peace, the world is once again dividing into hostile economic and geopolitical blocs. The 80th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy offers a valuable opportunity to reflect on the principles we are willing to defend and the sacrifices we are prepared to make.

    thinks understanding the causes and consequences of past global conflicts is crucial to preventing another one.
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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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