Stephen Roach

Stephen Roach

Formal First Name
9/16/1945 - present

Stephen Roach is a Senior Fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute of Global Affairs. He is also a Senior Lecturer at Yale’s School of Management. His current teaching and research program focuses on the impacts of Asia on the broader global economy. His writing and research also address globalization, trade policy, the post-crisis policy architecture, and the capital markets implications of global imbalances. Roach has long been one of Wall Street’s most influential economists. During his 30-year career at Morgan Stanley, he led a highly distinguished team of economists around the world.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Roach has been a thought leader on Wall Street for more than 30 years. 
  • At Yale, he has introduced new courses for undergraduates and graduate students on “The Next China” and “The Lessons of Japan.” 
  • His recent research includes globalization, the emergence of China and India, and the capital market implications of global imbalances.
  • His work has appeared in academic journals, books, congressional testimony.
  • He has been featured widely in the domestic and international media. 
  • His opinions on the global economy have been known to shape the policy debate from Beijing to Washington. 
  • He is a resident of multiple time zones, splitting his time between eight Asian countries and his family home in Connecticut.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.