Nouriel Roubini is CEO of Roubini Macro Associates, LLC, a global macroeconomic consulting firm in New York. He is also the chief economist of Atlas Capital Team LP and co-founder of Rosa & Roubini Associates. In 2006, Roubini warned of the coming recession due to the credit and housing market bubble. His predictions about these upside-down balances became a reality in 2008 when the bubble burst, leading to a global financial crisis that lasted well into the next decade.
Noriel Roubini has extensive policy experience and a broad academic background. He is a Professor Emeritus (until 2021) and Professor of Economics (1995-2021) at New York University’s Stern School of Business. From 2005 to 2016, he was co-founder and chairman of Roubini Global Economics – a firm whose website has been named one of the best economics web resources by BusinessWeek, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal and the Economist. From 1998 to 2000, he was a senior economist for international affairs at the White House Council of Economic Advisers and then senior adviser to the undersecretary for international affairs at the U.S. Treasury Department. He helped solve the Asian and global financial crises, among others. The International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and numerous other prominent public and private institutions have drawn on his consulting expertise.