Peter Henry is an economist and Dean of NYU's Stern School of Business and the author of Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth. Henry is a native Jamaican and the youngest and only black dean of a major business school. He was a wide receiver on the UNC football team, a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, and received his Ph.D at MIT. He taught economics at Stanford prior to NYU, was on President Obama's Transition Team in 2008, and is currently on the board of the Council on Foreign Relations.
If we really want to help people we can’t just be driven by emotion.
How can you be an important conduit in the 20 trillion dollar capital allocation story that is the completion of the urbanization project over the course of the next century?
Your market is no longer a domestic market. Your market is a global market.
Recognizing the gains of emerging markets like Columbia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Turkey is not just good manners. It’s good business.
We always have to remember that in macroeconomic statistics we care about things like growth and unemployment because ultimately they affect peoples’ lives.