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Nouriel Roubini

Nouriel Roubini

Joined Stern 1995

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 7-83
New York, NY 10012

E-mail nroubini@stern.nyu.edu
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Nouriel Roubini is a Professor of Economics and International Business at New York University Stern School of Business. He is also the cofounder and chairman of Roubini Global Economics, an independent, global macroeconomic and market strategy research firm. The firm's website, Roubini.com, has been named one of the best economics web resources by Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal and The Economist. Professor Roubini has extensive policy experience in addition to his broad academic credentials. From 1998 to 2000, he served as the senior economist for international affairs on the White House Council of Economic Advisors and then the senior advisor to the undersecretary for international affairs at the U.S. Treasury Department, helping to resolve the Asian and global financial crises, among other issues. The International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and numerous other prominent public and private institutions have drawn upon his consulting expertise.

Professor Roubini has published over 70 theoretical, empirical and policy papers on international macroeconomic issues and coauthored the books Political Cycles: Theory and Evidence (MIT Press, 1997), Bailouts or Bail-ins? Responding to Financial Crises in Emerging Markets (Institute for International Economics, 2004) and Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance (Penguin Press, 2010). Professor Roubini's views on global economic issues are widely cited by the media, and he is a frequent commentator on various business news programs. He has been the subject of extended profiles in The New York Times Magazine and other leading current-affairs publications. The Financial Times has also provided extensive coverage of his perspectives.

Professor Roubini received his undergraduate degree from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, and his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in 1988. Prior to joining Stern, he was on the faculty of Yale University's department of economics.

Research Interests

  • International Macroeconomics and Finance
  • Fiscal Policy
  • Political Economy
  • Growth Theory
  • European Monetary Issues

Courses Taught

  • Core Macroeconomics
  • International Macroeconomics

Academic Background

Ph.D., Economics, 1988

M.A., Economics, 1982
Universita Bocconi, Italy

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Areas of Expertise


  • Currencies & Foreign Exchange
  • Economic Indicators
  • Emerging Markets
  • Globalization & Trade
  • Interest Rates
  • International Economic Policy
  • International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  • Monetary Policy
  • Political Economy


  • Greece