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“Dr. Doom” or “Mr. Lucky”?

A colleague of mine recently directed my attention to this interesting article from the January 9 edition of the Boston Globe: “That guy who called the big one? Don’t listen to him.” In the article, journalist Joe Keohane describes the now well-known 2006 prophecies made by Nouriel Roubini of New York University about an upcoming major financial crisis (he is described as, at that time, a “somewhat obscure economist“, which is extremely inaccurate I should say!). Due to his precise forecast about the crisis, which indeed began the year after, and took on an unprecedented world-wide scale in 2008, Roubini became a man to be taken really seriously. He apparently … Continue reading

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