A Macro Outlook with Dr. Nouriel Roubini

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   Thursday September 10th  |  A Macro Outlook with Dr. Nouriel Roubini

Please join the Connecticut Hedge Fund Association for our third quarter symposium featuring celebrated economist Dr. Nouriel Roubini. From the crisis in Greece to the rise of an equity culture in China, Nouriel Roubini and his team at Roubini Global Economics provide regular assessments of the macro landscape, with in-depth coverage of over 50 countries, regions, and asset classes.

Roubini's predictions have earned him the nicknames "Dr. Doom" and "permabear" in the media, but as Nobel laureate Paul Krugman stated, his once "seemingly outlandish" predictions (including the housing/MBS bubble and resulting Great Recession) have been matched "or even exceeded by reality.

Join over 200 of your fellow hedge fund colleagues on September 10th in Greenwich, CT to hear what Dr. Roubini and his team are thinking about in 2015.

Indian Harbor Yacht Club in Greenwich, CT
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Greenwich, CT 06830
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5:00 - 6:00 - Registration, Cocktails and Networking
6:00 - 7:00 - Main program
7:00 - 8:00 - Cocktails and Networking

 

 

Nouriel Roubini Chairman & Co-Founder - Roubini Global Economics

Nouriel Roubini is the cofounder and chairman of Roubini Global Economics, an independent, global macroeconomic strategy research firm. The firm's website, Roubini.com, has been named one of the best economics web resources by BusinessWeek, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal and the Economist. He is also a professor of economics at New York University's Stern School of Business. Dr. Roubini has extensive policy experience as well as 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. He 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) and "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).

Dr. 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 Dr. Roubini's perspectives. Dr. Roubini received an undergraduate degree at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, and a doctorate in economics at Harvard University. Prior to joining Stern, he was on the faculty of Yale University's department of economics.

 

Constance Hunter Chief Economist of KPMG, LLP.

Constance Hunter is the Chief Economist of KPMG, LLP. She is an economic thought leader focusing on how economic factors impact asset prices and business performance worldwide. In her role at KPMG Constance works closely with the firm's leadership and clients to identify inflection points, risks and opportunities that arise in the constantly evolving economic landscape. Known for correctly calling economic indicators that presage market turning points such as the Russian currency devaluation in 1998, the Dotcom bubble in 2001, the real estate and credit crisis in 2007-08, the recovery of the housing market and concurrent low bond yields in 2012 and the continued low bond yields into 2015.

Constance has held numerous positions in asset management over the past twenty years. She has held the position of Chief Investment Officer or Chief Economist for the past ten years, most recently as Deputy Chief Investment Officer at AXA Investment Managers. She graduated with an MA in Economics and Sociology from New York University and with a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs.

Constance is a regular speaker at conferences on a wide variety of macroeconomic topics and a frequent guest on all major financial media channels. She is also actively involved with a number of economic and financial market associations including the National Association of Business Economics, New York Association of Business Economics, Money Marketeers, Women's Bond Club and of 100 Women in Hedge Funds.

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