Marci Rossell

Marci Rossel

Marci Rossell electrifies audiences nationwide, speaking on the nexus of economics, politics, culture and the media. She honed her animated style while serving as the lively and popular Chief Economist for CNBC in the months immediately following September 11th. She takes complex economic issues, often dull in the buttoned-down business press, and makes them relevant to people’s lives, families and careers. Prior to her career in broadcast journalism, Rossell served as Corporate Economist and Investment Spokesperson for OppenheimerFunds, one of the nation’s largest mutual fund companies. Before moving to Wall Street, she was an expert witness for Deloitte and Touche in court cases involving economic issues. Rossell began her career as an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, after earning a PhD in Economics from Southern Methodist University, where she was named one of the Young Alumni of the Year in 2002. Her creative, thought-provoking commentary will remain with audience members long after she leaves the stage.

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A Road Map to Economic Recovery
All financial crises follow a pattern, and the current U.S. experience is no exception. As a Federal Reserve economist, Marci Rossell followed the Asia Crisis of ’97. As chief economist for CNBC, she explained the financial market turmoil sparked by the September 11 terrorist attacks. And now she continues with her groundbreaking explanation of just how we got into this mess and how we get out of it.

The Economy 2011: Making Sense of Recession and Recovery

The Stock Market, the Investor and the Media

The New Corporate Citizen: Social Responsibility, Business Ethics and Accountable Capitalism

The Global Economic Outlook

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Marci Rossell electrifies audiences nationwide, speaking on the nexus of economics, politics, culture and the media. Her animated style was honed when she served as the popular, lively Chief Economist for CNBC in the months immediately following September 11th. She takes complex economic issues, often dull in the button-down business press, and makes them relevant to people’s lives, families and careers.

Prior to her career in broadcast journalism, Marci served as Corporate Economist and Investment Spokesperson for OppenheimerFunds, one of the nation’s largest mutual fund companies. Before moving to Wall Street, she was an expert witness for Deloitte and Touche in court cases involving economic issues. Marci began her career as an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

Marci earned a PhD in Economics from Southern Methodist University, where she was named one of the Young Alumni of the Year in 2002. She brings a world of experience-from Main Street to Wall Street-when discussing the U.S. economy, international events and movements in capital markets. Her creative, thought-provoking commentary will ring in the audience members’ ears well after she leaves the stage.

The U.S. economy is so resilient that it snapped back from the blow of 9/11 in four short months, and easily withstood the strong winds of Hurricane Katrina. What accounts for that strength, and should we be worried about a “double-dip” recession? Drawing on her experience as a Federal Reserve economist, combined with her work and reporting on Wall Street, Marci shares her outlook for the U.S. economy.

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