Nouriel Roubini

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Nouriel Roubini
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Nouriel Roubini, a.k.a. “Doctor Doom”, is chairman of Roubini Global Economics and professor of economics at New York University’s Stern School of Business. Roubini has been consistently cited as one of the world’s top global thinkers. This year, he was voted as the most influential economist in the world by Forbes magazine.

The Endgame For The Eurozone Has Begun: Nouriel Roubini

Date: 16 November 2011

Germany and the ECB have less power over the eurozone's peripheral countries than they seem to believe. If they continue to insist on concentrating all the pain of economic adjustment in the periphery, the monetary union’s slow-developing train wreck will accelerate as peripheral countries default and revert to national currencies.

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Why Inequality Will Only Lead To Our Downfall: Nouriel Roubini

Date: 19 October 2011

Any economic model that doesn’t properly address inequality will eventually face a crisis of legitimacy, as today's global protests are now demonstrating. Unless the relative economic roles of the market and the state are rebalanced, the protests of 2011 will become more severe, eventually harming long-term economic growth and welfare.

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Remedies For An Ailing Economy - How To Avert A Crisis: Nouriel Roubini

Date: 20 September 2011

 20 September 2011Global markets are in unchartered territory. A series of austerity measures have been announced, but the news coming out from Europe and the United States continue to bear the same consistent note of pessimism. The risks ahead are not a double-dip recession, but a severe contraction that could lead to Great Depression II. But can it be prevented?


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Marx was Right – Capitalism is on a Self-Destructive Path: Nouriel Roubini

Date: 23 August 2011

23 August 2011. Karl Marx was right, it seems, in arguing that globalization, financial intermediation run amok, and redistribution of income and wealth from labor to capital could lead capitalism to self-destruct. However, socialism is clearly not the answer as well. With the world seemingly destined for another economic crisis, what can be done to prevent a Great Depression 2.0?

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Europocalypse - Are The Days of The Eurozone Numbered?: Nouriel Roubini

Date: 27 July 2011

27 July 2011. The fate of the eurozone is ominous. As the debt crisis in Greece continues to spread and infect other eurozone nations such as Italy and Portugal, the euro-zone appears to be teetering on the brink of collapse. This is its last stand, says Nouriel Roubini, chairman of Roubini Global Economics and professor of economics at New York University's Stern School of Business. According to Roubini, “the status quo is no longer sustainable. Only a comprehensive strategy can rescue the eurozone now.”


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Eurozone Divorce Imminent: Nouriel Roubini

Date: 20 June 2011

20 June 2011. In his latest article – The Eurozone Heads For Break Up – published in the Financial Times, Roubini expresses his belief that current policies adopted by European nations has not and will not resolve the Eurozone’s fundamental problems of competitive and economic divergence. The Eurozone, in its present form, is thus on a path to separation. By Nouriel Roubini

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