Author of Why Your World is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller
Award Winning Economist
Oil & the End of Globalization
Once the Chief Economist at CIBC World Markets, Jeff Rubin now devotes his time exclusively to speaking and writing on economic issues. His book entitled, Why Your World is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller has been released across North America and the United Kingdom in 2009 and has been well received. The book covers the global economy and our dependency on inexpensive oil and includes forecasts of the future of globalization. “The book’s more valuable contribution is in the description of how the depletion of cheap energy will make our world smaller.” – The Globe and Mail
Jeff Rubin is an award winning and top-ranked economist in the Canadian financial markets and has been featured in numerous national and international media like CNN, CNBC, ABC, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Newsweek to name a few. He has contributed a nationally published column in the Globe and Mail, Ahead of the Curve. He has delivered his insights on federal budgets and key economic events for over 20 years and is best known for his work on global energy markets and has become internationally recognized for his foresight oil prices and their economic impacts.
As a speaker, Jeff brings incomparable experience, insight and bluntness to the podium. Whether speaking about the current economic crisis or the impact of energy scarcity and globalization and rising oil prices, he paints a gripping picture of the future. He explores what the new global economy will look like and what it will mean for all of us.