The mad scientists over at EKONOMI TÜRK have posted an interesting study on the popularity of economist Nouriel Roubini (via tracking Google search results). It seems that since 2007, there has been an incredible reverse correlation with the stock markets. Roubini’s popularity peaked last March-ish as stocks hit their absolute lows and searches for him have declined steadily since.
At this juncture, the economist may be getting a bad rap. He claims to be a “realist” and wishes to shed the Dr Doom moniker for good. Unfortunately, his “fan base”, as seen below, is primarily interested in the doomsaying.
Here’s the graph, click on over for more on how the data was collected…