The Common Good is honored to host “Dr. Doom” Professor Nouriel Roubini as he discusses the coming challenges of the US & Global Economy as part of our Economy and Business Series.
Roubini has been lauded for his stunning prediction of the financial crisis of 2008. What is ahead?
Nouriel Roubini, an American economist born in Istanbul, Turkey, was raised in Italy and educated at in Milan and at Harvard University. He has been a practicing economist at the IMF, the Federal Reserve, World Bank, and the Bank of Israel, served as senior economist at the Council of Economic Advisors during the Clinton Administration and at the Treasury Department as senior advisor to Timothy Geithner. He teaches at New York University’s Stern School of Business and is chairman of Roubini Global Economics, an economic consultancy firm.
Roubini is renowned for having predicted both the collapse of the US housing market and the worldwide recession which started in 2008. Roubini’s predictions views have earned him the nickname “Dr. Doom” in the media. As Roubini’s descriptions of the current economic crisis have proven to be accurate, he is today a major figure in the U.S. and international debate about the economy.