Global Conference 2012
Chairman and Co-Founder, Roubini Global Economics; Professor of Economics and International Business, Stern School of Business, New York University
Nouriel Roubini is the co-founder and chairman of Roubini Global Economics, an innovative economic and geo-strategic consultancy. He is also a professor of economics at New York University's Stern School of Business. Previously he served as the senior advisor to the under secretary for international affairs at the U.S. Treasury Department, helping to resolve the Asian and global financial crises, and as the senior economist for international affairs at the White House Council of Economic Advisors. The International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and numerous other prominent public and private institutions have drawn on his expertise, and he is a sought-after commentator whose views are widely cited by the media. Roubini has published more than 70 theoretical empirical and policy papers and co-authored several books, including 2010's "Crisis Economics - A Crash Course in the Future of Finance." He received an undergraduate degree at Bocconi University in Milan and a Ph.D. in economics at Harvard University.