The World's Leading Financial Futurist

Jason Schenker is the Chairman of The Futurist Institute and the President of Prestige Economics. He has written 30 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 2020: Economic, Political, and Technological Outlook

This presentation includes a discussion of the economic and financial market risks in the year 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 ›


OPEC Oil Market Insight with Top Oil Forecaster Jason Schenker

Top-Ranked Economist and Financial Futurist, Jason Schenker, speaks in an interview as part of the Oil Market insight Report with Eithne Treanor in Vienna, Austria - November 2017


OPEC Meeting Preview from Prestige Economics

Global growth and oil demand have strengthened. Meanwhile, oil inventories have fallen toward the five-year average. What does this mean for OPEC and oil prices?

Economics for Everyone: Job Markets and the Economy

The labor market is much more than headline numbers. And understanding its nuances can give you an edge. In this course, get an economist's guide to the nuances of the job market, and discover how to … Read More ›

Finance Strategies for Business Leaders

Finance is an important part of any business, and even if finance doesn't seem like it’s part of your job — it’s still part of your job.

The finance leaders in your organization play a critical rol… Read More ›

Building Your Visibility as a Leader

Leaders need to be visible to make an impact. But cultivating your reputation as a leader and expert takes effort and requires a strategic approach. Before you can become the first person your target … 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.