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Nouriel Roubini

Nouriel Roubini is CEO of Roubini Macro Associates and professor of economics at the Stern School of Business, NYU.

Twitter: @Nouriel

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Europe’s Brexit hangover

The market reaction to the Brexit shock has been mild compared to two other recent episodes of global financial volatility: The summer of 2015 (following fears of a Chinese hard landing) and the first two months of this year (following renewed worries about China, along with other global tail ris

August 02, 2016

New monetary policy framework is a must

With most advanced economies experiencing anemic recoveries from the 2008 financial crisis, their central banks have been forced to move from conventional monetary policy — reducing policy rates via open-market purchases of short-term government bonds — to a range of unconventional policies.

April 03, 2016

Seven sources of global tail risk

The question I am asked most often nowadays is this: Are we back to 2008 and another global financial crisis and recession?

March 07, 2016

The Europe question in 2016

At the cusp of the New Year, we face a world in which geopolitical and geo-economic risks are multiplying. Most of the Middle East is ablaze, stoking speculation that a long war could be at hand.

January 05, 2016

Middle East meltdown and global risk

Among today’s geopolitical risks, none is greater than the long arc of instability stretching from the Maghreb to the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. With the Arab Spring an increasingly distant memory, the instability along this arc is deepening.

October 05, 2015

Warning system for financial tsunamis

Recent market volatility — in emerging and developed economies alike — is showing once again how badly ratings agencies and investors can err in assessing countries’ economic and financial vulnerabilities.

August 30, 2015

The liquidity time bomb

A paradox has emerged in the financial markets of the advanced economies since the 2008 global financial crisis. Unconventional monetary policies have created a massive overhang of liquidity.

June 04, 2015

An unconventional truth

WHO would have thought that six years after the global financial crisis, most advanced economies would still be swimming in an alphabet soup — ZIRP, QE, CE, FG, NDR, and U-FX Int — of unconventional monetary policies?

February 03, 2015

Job-reducing technological innovations

Technology innovators and CEOs seem positively giddy nowadays about what the future will bring. New manufacturing technologies have generated feverish excitement about what some see as a Third Industrial Revolution.

January 04, 2015

Return of currency wars

The recent decision by the Bank of Japan (BoJ) to increase the scope of its quantitative easing is a signal that another round of currency wars may be under way.

December 02, 2014