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Nouriel Roubini

Nouriel Roubini

Writing for PS since 2007
177 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. America and China Are on a Collision Course
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    America and China Are on a Collision Course

    May 30, 2023 Nouriel Roubini juxtaposes recent developments and current trends with diplomatic happy talk about a “thaw” in tensions.

  2. No Respite from the Slow-Motion US-China Collision
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    No Respite from the Slow-Motion US-China Collision

    May 3, 2023 Nouriel Roubini explains why the Sino-American rivalry is set to intensify and result in a new cold war.

  3. The Coming Doom Loop
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    The Coming Doom Loop

    Mar 30, 2023 Nouriel Roubini warns that liquidity support will not be enough to prevent a deeper financial crisis and economic downturn.

  4. Anatomy of a Financial Meltdown
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    Anatomy of a Financial Meltdown

    Mar 13, 2023 Nouriel Roubini predicts that the credit crunch in the US would lead to a systemic financial crisis and global recession.

  5. India at a Crossroads
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    India at a Crossroads

    Feb 21, 2023 Nouriel Roubini worries that the country’s hitherto successful economic model may be acquiring some problematic new features.

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    Europe’s Climate Quandary

    Jean Pisani-Ferry assesses the inevitable trade-offs the European Union must confront in achieving its clean-energy targets.
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    Governing the Unknown

    Kaushik Basu suggests a few principles to guide policymakers as they try to keep up with rapidly advancing technologies.
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    Fast-Tracking a Lassa Fever Vaccine

    Oyeronke Oyebanji outlines what West African governments can learn from the development and distribution of the COVID-19 jab.
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    Climate Science Beats Climate Fatalism

    Carl-Friedrich Schleussner, et al. show that the more ambitious 1.5º target for global warming is still feasible – and more necessary than ever.
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    Turkey’s Pragmatic Islamist

    Shlomo Ben-Ami expects Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s latest electoral victory to have little impact on Turkish foreign policy.
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    Poland's Electoral Inquisition

    Sławomir Sierakowski decries a new law designed to disqualify opposition candidates from running in this year's general election.
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    Western Industrial Policy and International Law

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    With recent landmark legislation to support decarbonization and innovation, the United States is making up for lost time after its failed 40-year experiment with neoliberalism. But if it is serious about embracing a new paradigm, it will need to do more to help bring the rest of the world along.

    explains how to minimize the political risks of new spending packages in the US and Europe.
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    The IMF’s Turn to Lead on Climate

    Rakesh Mohan, et al. explain how the International Monetary Fund can best support green investment where it is needed the most.
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    If Trump Returns

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

    What would a second Donald Trump presidency mean for US foreign policy and the world? While the man himself is unpredictable, his first term and his behavior since losing re-election in 2020 offer plenty of clues, none of which will be comforting to America's allies.

    considers the implications of the 2024 presidential election for America's foreign policy and global standing.

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