Daniel Alpert

Founding Managing Partner, Westwood Capital LLC

Daniel Alpert is an American investment banker, think tank fellow, professor and author. He is best known for his writing on the credit bubble and the ensuing financial crisis of the 2000s, and his many articles and papers on the U.S. housing market, banking, regulatory matters and global macroeconomics. Alpert has been widely quoted and published in print outlets and is the author of The Age of Oversupply: Confronting the Greatest Challenge to the Global Economy on the effect of macroeconomic imbalances on advanced economies.

Daniel Alpert is founding Managing Partner of the New York-based investment bank Westwood Capital, LLC and its affiliates and was formerly a fellow of the New York-based Century Foundation, one of the nation's oldest think tanks. In February 2018, Alpert was named a senior fellow in financial macroeconomics and an adjunct professor of law of Cornell Law School. Alpert joined Cornell Law's Clarke Program on the Law and Regulation of Financial Institutions and Markets, part of the Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute.

Alpert is also a member of The Economic Club of New York, the Bretton Woods Committee, the Scholars Strategy Network and is on the advisory board of The Coalition for a Prosperous America, a non-partisan organization representing agricultural, manufacturing and labor interests on the issue of global trade. He serves on the advisory board of the Cornell Research Academy of Development, Law, and Economics part of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies.

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