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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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    Is Blockchain Ready for Primetime?

    Josh Burek considers whether the technology has checked all the boxes needed to achieve wider adoption.
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    Russia Will Honor Navalny Someday

    Carl Bildt

    Although the circumstances surrounding Alexei Navalny’s sudden death point directly to Kremlin culpability, there is little doubt that his legacy will live on, instilling fear in President Vladimir Putin’s corrupt regime. No other opposition figure has been as effective at inspiring ordinary Russians.

    reflects on the murdered opposition leader’s success in challenging Vladimir Putin’s regime.
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    Europe Is Home Alone

    Joschka Fischer thinks the threats to European security have become too great for the status quo to bear.
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    Economic Possibilities for Our Overworked Grandchildren

    Kaushik Basu shows how it is possible to redistribute income from the rich to the poor without undermining individual incentives.
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    Empowering the Pandemic Accord

    Gordon Brown warns that lies could undermine efforts to create a global pact for fighting infectious-disease outbreaks.
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    Will Europe Ever Get Serious About Defense?

    Daniela Schwarzer

    At this year’s Munich Security Conference, European leaders missed yet another opportunity to show how they plan to strengthen NATO’s European pillar and develop a robust European defense industry. Yet with the prospect of another Donald Trump presidency looming, there can be no room for such failures.

    laments the lack of a strong, coordinated message at the latest Munich Security Conference.
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    Rethinking Inequality in Latin America

    Ana María Ibáñez highlights new research showing that the problem is neither as predictable nor as static as many believe.
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    Africa’s Shifting Economic Paradigm

    Rabah Arezki urges policymakers to pursue reforms to promote competition and boost domestic consumption.
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    The Case for Mission-Driven Climate Finance

    Bogolo Kenewendo argues that Africa has the ideas, ambition, and capacity to implement green solutions – just not the funding.

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