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ADJUNCT FACULTY (Part Time)

Education
  • Master of Business Administration in Finance from University of California, Los Angeles Anderson School of Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil/Structural EngineeringCornell University College of Engineering

Subject Taught/ Student Project Mentor

  • Corporate Finance
  • International Finance
  • Enhancing Stakeholder Value
  • Business Strategy
  • Global Economics
  • Politics

Academic experience

  • Associate Professor of Finance, SP Jain School of Global Management, Dubai, UAE
  • Adjunct Professor of Business Ethics, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India
  • Visiting Scholar, UCLA Anderson School, Los Angeles, California, USA

Corporate experience

  • Investment Banker , Goldman, Sachs & Co., New York, New York, USA
  • Treasury Division, J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, New York, New York, USA
  • Civil Engineer - Power Division, Bechtel Power Corporation, San Francisco, California, USA

Consulting experience

  • Investment Counselor, Sole Proprietorship, San Diego, California, USA
  • Management Consultant, Talbott & Co., Los Angeles, California, USA

Professional journal articles

  • Talbott, JR. 2007. “Size Matters: The Number of Prostitutes and the Global HIV/AIDS Pandemic.” PLoS ONE 2(6): e543. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0000543. 105 citations.
  • Roll, Richard, and JR Talbott. 2005. “Revenu Inegal et Lutte des Classes: L’Angle Positif.” FINECO Journal. vol. 15. Income Inequality and Class Warfare: The Positive Approach. 10 citations.
  • Roll, Richard, and JR Talbott. 2003. “Political Freedom, Economic Liberty, and Prosperity.” Journal of Democracy. Vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 75–89. 116 citations.

Books

  • Talbott, JR. 2014. Why Diets Fail. San Francisco: Tenspeed Press. Random House.
  • Talbott, JR. 2012. Survival Investing. New York: MacMillan Publishers. 
  • Talbott, JR. 2011. How I Predicted the Global Economic Crisis: The Most Amazing Book You’ll Never Read. New York: On Demand Publishing. 
  • Talbott, JR. 2009. The 86 Biggest Lies on Wall Street. New York: Seven Stories Press. 5 citations.
  • Talbott, JR. 2008. Contagion: The Financial Epidemic That Is Sweeping the Global Economy. New York: John Wiley and Sons. 12 citations.
  • Talbott, JR. 2008. Obamanomics: How Bottom-Up Economic Prosperity Will Replace Trickle-Down Economics. New York: Seven Stories Press. 23 citations.
  • Talbott, JR. 2006. Sell Now! The End of the Housing Bubble. New York: St. Martin’s Press. 8 citations.
  • Talbott, JR. 2004. Where America Went Wrong and How to Regain Her Democratic Ideals. New York: Pearson Publishing.
  • Talbott, JR. 2003. The Coming Crash in the Housing Market. New York: McGraw-Hill.20 citations.
  • Talbott, JR. 1999. Slave Wages. New York: Greyden Press

Other articles

  • Talbott, John R. 2006. “Micro-Credit and Property Rights.” Realizing Property Rights. Zurich: Rüffer and Rub. pp.260-265.
  • Talbott, John R. May 11, 2010. “Who Are the Real Winners in Europe’s Bailout?” Salon.com. Available at http://www.salon.com/2010/05/11/europe_bailout_who_really_wins/
  • Talbott, John R. May 1, 2010. “The Trillion-Dollar Fraud: Why is the Fed so opposed to being audited, and what does it have to hide?” Salon.com. Available at http://www.salon.com/2010/05/01/trillion_dollar_fraud/
  • Johnson, Simon, and John R. Talbott. July 24, 2009. “Fix the Economy? Curb Corporate America”. Salon.com. Available at http://www.salon.com/2009/07/24/economic_crisis_part_three/
  • Johnson, Simon, and John R. Talbott. July 23, 2009. “I Would Shut Down the Hedge Fund Industry”. Salon.com. Available at http://www.salon.com/2009/07/23/economic_crisis_part_two/
  • Johnson, Simon, and John R. Talbott. July 22, 2009. “Who Caused the Economic Crisis?” Salon.com. Available at http://www.salon.com/2009/07/22/economic_crisis_part_one/
  • Talbott, John R. January 6, 2009. “Obama Must Let the Economy Shrink”. The San Francisco Chronicle. San Francisco.
  • Talbott, John R. April 23, 2007. “Ending AIDS: A Radical Plan to End AIDS in Africa: Compulsory Testing”. The New Republic.New York.
  • Talbott, John R. July 26, 2004. “Turn Out the Lights - The Housing Party is Over”. The Financial Times. London: The Financial Times Limited.
  • Talbott, John R. June 14, 2004. “Home Investments Report: The Housing-Price Run-Up Can't Last; The Housing-Price Run-Up Will Go On; Two Experts Debate the Issue”. The Wall Street Journal. New York: Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
  • Talbott, John R. July 27, 2003. “Yes, the Market is Ripe for a Crash”. The Boston Globe. Boston, Mass: The New York Times Company.
  • Talbott, John R. August 25, 2014. “Boycott Burger King”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. March 3, 2014. “How to Pay for School with No Student Debt”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. January 28, 2013. “If Eating Chocolate Can Make You Smarter, Can It Also Make You an Olympic Skier”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. November 7, 2012. “Who Really Lost Last Night? Southern White Bigoted Men”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. November 2, 2012. “Even If You Aren't Gay...”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. October 2, 2012. “Obama May Have a Zinger or Two of His Own at the Debates”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. September 26, 2012. “Romney's Last Chance: Cheat and Lie”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. September 11, 2012. “Do the Rich Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes?” The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. August 24, 2012. “The Ethical Investor: 20 Ways Wall Street Is Ripping You Off”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. August 14, 2012. “Economics and Business: Tell Your Professors to Speak Up”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. July 24, 2012. “Romney May Have Paid No Federal Income Tax From 1999 to 2001”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. May 29, 2012. “A Bold Plan to Get Americans Working Again”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. April 23, 2012. “How the Romney Campaign Is Eluding Campaign Contribution Limits”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. April 2, 2012. “60 Minutes Gets It Right That Sugar Is Addictive and May Be Killing You”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. March 14, 2012. “Finally, a Goldman Sachs Executive Speaks the Truth”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. March 6, 2012. “Is the Recovery in the Dow Jones an Illusion? The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. February 21, 2012. “Think the Problems in Europe Are Over? Think Again”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. January 28, 2012. “The End of Romney, Part 2”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. January 19, 2012. “The End of Romney”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. December 20, 2011. “Homes - Buy Now!”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. November 18, 2011. “Top 10 Ways You Know You Are Dealing With an Investment Banker”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. October 26, 2011. “Time to Choose Sides in the Occupy Movement”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. September 11, 2011. “Through the Looking Glass and Into the Crazy World of Economics”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. July 29, 2011. “It's the Defense Spending, Stupid”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. July 26, 2011. “What if Lobbyists Didn’t Exist?” The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. July 25, 2011. “Why No Banksters Have Been Arrested”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. July 23, 2011. “Republicans Threaten Global Financial Armageddon in Debt Ceiling Talks - Again!” The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. July 20, 2011. “The New High Tech Bubble”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. July 19, 2011. “Why Facebook Is Undervalued, Just Kidding”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. July 17, 2011. “Why Romney Might Be In Trouble”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. July 12, 2011. “Who Caused the Crisis and Why Is the Recovery Taking Forever?” The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. June 26, 2011. “How Obama Can Fix the Housing Market and the Economy”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. April 1, 2011. “Warren Buffett Is Not God”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. March 31, 2011. “The Next Crisis Will Be Ten Times Bigger”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. March 28, 2010. “Progressives Cry Out: "Obama, Come Home". The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. October 1, 2010. “TARP Uncovered -- the Real Cost of the Government Bailout”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. September 7, 2010. “Becoming Argentina: A Review of Third World America”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. July 21, 2010. “Monumental AIDS Breakthrough -- Or Is It?” The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. July 18, 2010. “The Real Reason Geithner Is Afraid of Elizabeth Warren”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. July 5, 2010. “How to Quickly Fix Our Government (and Our Economy)”. The Huffington Post.
  • Talbott, John R. June 30, 2010. “The Failure of Financial Reform, Itemized”. The Huffington Post.

Awards & recognition

  • Top ten best-selling author by BusinessWeek and amazon.com with The Coming Crash in the Housing Market becoming the #3 bestselling book in the world.
  • Over 200,000 books sold in seven languages and 20 countries.
  • Presented his academic research at the National Endowment for Democracy, at the Heritage Foundation, to US congressional staff members, at the Festival of Economics in Italy, to the CEO Summit in Australia and the Brisbane Writers Festival.
  • Structured, financed and closed four of the ten largest and most profitable transactions in the history of Goldman Sachs. 
  • Youngest person ever appointed to Goldman's Strategic Planning Committee.
  • Voted top associate by partners in corporate finance department after first year at Goldman Sachs.
  • Advised over twenty Fortune 500 companies including FMC, OCF and SFSP and many countries including Norway, Jordan, Qatar and Russia.
  • Achieved highest performance ranking at JP Morgan among 51 MBA from the top business schools in the U.S.
  • Graduated two-year engineering intern program at world’s largest construction company in record six months.
  • "Talbott is an oracle with a track record: His previous books predicted the collapse of both the housing bubble and the tech-stock binge before it."--Bloomberg News
  • "John Talbott's predictions have been spot on."--Newsweek Magazine
  • “Talbott is one of only six forecasters in the country that got things right. In 2006, he called the peak in home prices, and then in the beginning of 2012 the trough”--Wall Street Journal
  • John has appeared as a financial expert on television on CNBC, Fox News, CBS, MSNBC, Fox Business News and CSPAN and with Dylan Rattigan, Joe Scarborough, Neil Cavuto, Maria Bartiromo and Larry Kudlow and on hundreds of radio programs.

Additional information

  • Talbott has lived and/or worked in Dubai, Singapore, Mexico, Argentina, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ireland, Botswana, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Canada, Japan and Sweden.