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Daniel Alpert – Fellow

Daniel Alpert
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Dan Alpert is a founding managing partner of Westwood Capital, LLC, and its affiliates. He has more than thirty years of international merchant banking and investment banking experience, including a wide variety of workout and bankruptcy related restructuring experience. He has researched and written extensively on the housing and credit bubbles and the resulting economic crisis, and is widely quoted in print outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Reuters, the Associated Press, Bloomberg, Forbes, and Fortune. He is a frequent guest commentator on the principal business news networks, including Bloomberg, CNBC, and Fox Business News, and also appears on CNNI and the BBC.

Prior to forming Westwood Capital in 1995, he was a senior banker and partner of Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. Alpert holds a BA in public policy from the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of The Age of Oversupply, a book on global macroeconomics, which was released in September 2013.

Latest Work by Daniel Alpert
After All Is Said and Done, More Was Said than Done
January 15, 2014
The Many Challenges of the Age of Oversupply
January 8, 2014
Repaving the Yellow Brick Road
September 24, 2013
Save the Economy, Save the World
September 23, 2013
August BLS Data: U.S. Low-Wage Jobs Still Dominate Private Sector Job Creation
September 6, 2013
The New Sick-onomy?
July 23, 2013
A Short Note on Cyprus and its Aftermath
March 25, 2013
2012 Was a Year of Confirmations
December 18, 2012
The Equity Markets and Obama’s Tenuous Second Term Victory
November 7, 2012
FEATURING Daniel Alpert
Here’s the best part of the jobs report
November 6, 2015
Why the US Can’t Shake Off the Great Recession
May 20, 2015
Why Hasn’t the Economy Fully Recovered? Debt, Debt, Debt
April 19, 2015
Daniel Alpert on Why the U.S. and Global Economy Face Long-Term Deflation
March 5, 2015
The “Recovery” in U.S. Housing Prices
March 5, 2015
Regulators Are Making the Banking Business Boring
March 4, 2015
Dan Alpert Dismantles the Idea That the American Economy Will Carry the Rest of the World
February 18, 2015
Unbalanced Hopes for the World Economy
February 17, 2015
No Economy Is an Island
February 17, 2015
Masters in Business: Dan Alpert
February 10, 2015
Europe Stinks, Japan Re-Stinking, China Slowing: Alpert
January 28, 2015
The Battle Going On in The Market Right Now
January 15, 2015
Here’s Why The Fed Is Flummoxed By The Labor Market
November 13, 2014
Missing Economic Ingredient: Higher Paychecks
November 7, 2014
Should the ECB Take Cues from the BOJ?
November 7, 2014
Luxury Rules: Rich Get Richer
July 7, 2014
Five Things to Watch at Yellen’s Second Press Conference
June 20, 2014
Income Inequality Debate Renewed by Piketty
May 30, 2014
Why Tim Geithner Is Wrong About the TARP Bailouts
May 22, 2014
Wall Street to Investors: Time to Cash In Some Chips
March 24, 2014
In Bernanke’s Final Act, Fed Cuts Stimulus Despite Market Turmoil
January 30, 2014
Strengthening U.S. Treasury ETFs Wait on Fed
January 29, 2014
Obama Recovery Fails to Resonate as Americans Left Behind
January 23, 2014
Stocks Lose Allure With Highest Valuation to Bonds Since ’11
January 14, 2014
Senate confirms Yellen at Fed
January 6, 2014
REUTERS SUMMIT-Laggards in 2013
November 25, 2013
Inflation Is Dead? Not Everywhere
November 14, 2013
Wall Street Watches Washington Debt-Limit Fight with Worry
October 14, 2013
The Budget is Its Own ‘Debt Ceiling’
October 11, 2013
Economy Suffers From Entrenched Problems
October 3, 2013
What Will Get the Market’s Attention?
October 2, 2013
Op Ed: The Rut We Can’t Get Out Of
October 1, 2013
Here’s What Economists Are Saying About The Claim Obamacare Is Causing Jobs To Be Part Time
September 26, 2013
America Isn’t Creating The Jobs Workers Need To Keep Up With The Cost Of Living
September 10, 2013
BlackRock Execs Pioneered Debt Securitizations That Damaged Our Economy
September 9, 2013
A Close Examination Of The Labor Market’s Entrails Reveals A Deeply Sick Economy
July 30, 2013
The Swiss Miss on Executive Pay
March 18, 2013

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