The World's Leading Financial Futurist

Jason Schenker is the Chairman of The Futurist Institute and the President of Prestige Economics. He has written 36 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.

Navigating the Fog of Data

Rapidly increasing volumes of data have made the push to derive data implications more challenging.

Disruptions Ahead - A Conversation with Jason Schenker

This fireside chat is a discussion with Jason Schenker about how disruptions in the future of the economy, markets, and technology will impact a company or industry.

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.

Become an Author

This course gets you ready for the process ahead – and the opportunities you will have once it is completed. Learn about the most important parts of becoming an author, including the purpose, value pr… Read More ›

Proof the Book

Don’t make the mistakes others have made – learn from their mistakes! This course includes screen capture videos that show you how to look for common errors and problems in a book file. Errors are com… Read More ›

Write the Book

This course includes screen capture videos using the templates in The Author Vault™. Using ready-made templates makes book creation a lot easier and less daunting than trying to write a book in a plai… 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.