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Speaker(s) : Professor Nouriel Roubini
Recorded on 18 May 2010 at Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
As early as 2005 Roubini speculated that house prices would soon sink the economy, and in 2006 warned the IMF that the United States was likely to face a catastrophic housing bust resulting in deep recession. Back then he was nicknamed 'Dr Doom' by the New York Times. In hindsight, economists have called him a prophet.
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