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Hosted by Sauder's Canaccord Learning Commons, American Economist Nouriel  Roubini will talk about his experience anticipating energy prices, predicting the collapse of the US housing market and forecasting the 2008 worldwide recession. His economic views previously earned him the nickname "Dr. Doom", however for 2014, Dr. Roubini has a more optimistic outlook.

DATE: February 13, 2014

TIME: 1-2:00 pm

LOCATION: Room HA 098, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia

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Dr. Roubini is the co-founder and chairman of Roubini Global Economics, an independent, global macroeconomic strategy research firm. He is also a professor of economics at New York University’s Stern School of Business.

He has served as senior economist for international affairs on the White House Council of Economic Advisors, and at the US Treasury Department, helping to resolve the Asian and global financial crises, among other issues. The IMF, World Bank and other institutions have drawn upon his consulting expertise. He has published over 70 theoretical, empirical and policy papers on international macroeconomic issues and several  books, of which the latest is Crisis Economics:  A crash course in the future of finance. (2010)

Dr. Roubini received an undergraduate degree from Bocconi University in Milan and a doctorate in economics at Harvard University. He is #4 on Foreign Policy magazine's list of Top 100 Global Thinkers.

THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL SAUDER STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF