The World's Leading Financial Futurist

Jason Schenker is the Chairman of The Futurist Institute and the President of Prestige Economics. He has written 32 books on emerging technologies, business strategy, finance, and the economy. Bloomberg News has ranked Jason the #1 forecaster in the world in 26 different categories since 2011, which is why executives, corporate boards, industry groups, central banks, and governments rely on his research.

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Disruption Ahead: Economic, Political, and Technological Outlook

This presentation includes a discussion of the economic and financial market risks in the years ahead.

Economic and Financial Market Outlook

This presentation includes a discussion of economic and financial market outlook, as well as the outlook for jobs, growth, central bank policy, financial market risks, currency rates, interest rates, and commodity prices.

Economic and Financial Markets in an Election Year

In this presentation, Jason Schenker, one of the top economic and financial forecasters in the world, shares his nonpartisan analysis on the importance of Presidential and Congressional elections for financial markets and the economy.

Tudor, Pickering, and Holt

Jason did a spectacular job for us as a featured speaker at an “Energy of the Future” type dinner. Jason is engaging, super smart, current, fun, and obviously a great thinker and strategist. We love w… Read More ›

Vistra Energy

Jason has been providing my company with valuable insights for several years. He serves in a sense as the "Chief Economist" keeping us up to date on global macroeconomic trends and how they … Read More ›


I have worked with Jason for over five years and am always impressed with his insight. Jason is a true economist, moving fluidly across subjects and industries, but always tying views back to the big … Read More ›


The Future of Travel and Leisure After the COVID-19 Pandemic

This video is an excerpt from The Future of Travel and Leisure After the COVID-19 Pandemic which is a part of The Futurist Institute’s latest course, The Future After COVID. In the video series The Future After COVID, Chairman of The Futurist Institute, Jason Schenker, offers a futurist perspective into the potential long-term changes, challenges, and opportunities that the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to present for over a dozen different critical fields and industries, including the future of work, education, healthcare, supply chain, finance, energy, national security, and more. This video series includes a discussion of futurist expectations as well as how to craft and communicate your own futurist expectations and forecasts in a time of crisis.


Jason Schenker Presents his Outlook for Ferrous Markets in a Climate of Global Economic Uncertainty

Jason Schenker is the World's Leading Financial Futurist. This video is the presentation, Outlook for Ferrous Markets in a Climate of Global Economic Uncertainty, given by Jason Schenker in May 2016 at the Bureau of International Recycling World Recycling Convention and Exhibition in Berlin, Germany. Jason discusses several economic data points, what they mean, and how they impact the overall US Economy and the Ferrous Markets.


Jason Schenker on CNN discussing his new book - After the COVID Vaccine

This video is an excerpt from First Move With Julia Chatterley where Jason Schenker talks about his outlook for the U.S economy in the post-COVID Vaccine world and discusses his new book After the COVID Vaccine.

The Future of Audit

Accounting, like almost every industry, is being disrupted by new and emerging technologies. This disruption will affect auditing in unique way. In this course, futurist and financial expert Jason Sch… Read More ›

Preparing for an Audit

The success of an audit is measured solely by the opinion of an independent auditor. But preparing the paperwork, people, and processes to support an audit is also crucial to ensure it runs smoothly. … Read More ›

Data, Economic Modeling, and Forecasting with Stata

Working with data is an important part of many jobs, and in the future, it will be important for even more. In this course, financial forecaster Jason Schenker teaches important fundamentals about dat… Read More ›


With OPEC Meeting Done, Economy Set to Drive Oil

Oil demand is the most important driver of prices in the short term, and OPEC’s forecasts for demand in the year ahead are strong.


Potential for ECB Surprise Boosts Euro's Appeal

While the dollar could strengthen on expectations of more U.S. economic growth and tighter monetary policy, the euro zone is approaching escape velocity.


Gold's Headwinds Are Getting Stronger

Once the Republican tax cuts are signed into law, there is likely to be more upside for equities and further downside risk for the precious metal.


Follow Three Strategies to Become Robot-Proof

Like Hansel in the movie Zoolander, robots and automation are “so hot right now.” Books, articles, and television segments on automation, robotics, universal basic income, and the future of work are coming to dominate the Zeitgeist — the spirit of our time.


Robots Win and People Lose with More Government Debt

Futurists could debate all day long about the number of jobs robots and automation will create, versus the number of jobs they will destroy.


Inflation is rising. What will the Fed do?

As the Fed prepares to meet today, the job market is in good shape. And inflation has risen, but remains relatively low.