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Amy Jaffe

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Amy Jaffe 

A leading expert on the geopolitics of oil, energy, security and risk. Associate director of the Energy Program at Rice University’s James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy

Topics:

Oil Sheiks and The Demise of the Dollar: What Investors Need to Know About the Coming Oil Apocalypse

Guns and Butter: How Our Perpetual Dependence on Foreign Oil Leads to Global Financial Crises

Oil, Dollars and Financial Crises: How To Ensure that Oil Sheikhs and Interest Rates Don’t Ruin Your Investor Returns

The Oil and Dollar Crisis: A Primer on How to Avoid Losses in the Next Financial Meltdown

The Global Resource Curse: How Mideast Petrodollar Bubbles Are Financing Global Economic Meltdowns


Amy  is a frequent keynote speaker at major energy industry and investment conferences. Her latest book is “Oil, Dollars, Debt and Crises.A widely quoted commentator on oil and energy policy in the international media who has provided testimony on Capitol Hill on energy matters, Jaffe appears regularly on a variety of television news stations and programs including CNN, “The News Hour with Jim Lehrer,” FOX, MSNBC, and National Public Radio. Her writings have been featured by the The New York Times, Dow Jones International, Mideast Report.

A contributor to Foreign Policy magazine’s “21 Solutions to Save the World” and recipient of the Award for Excellence by the International Association for Energy Economics, Jaffe was among the 2004 “Key Women in Energy-Americas” honorees and was named to Esquire’s annual 100 Best and Brightest.

Jaffe’s long list of accomplishments include serving as a member of the reconstruction and economy working group of the Baker/Hamilton Iraq Study Group and a major contributor to the recent joint Baker Institute/CFR task force on Guiding Principles for U.S. Post-Conflict Policy in Iraq. She has also served as an advisor to the U.S. National Intelligence Council Study on Energy to 2015 and as a principal advisor to USAID’s project on Options for Developing a Long Term Sustainable Iraqi Oil Industry.

Jaffe is a principal author of the Baker Institute’s numerous energy studies that cover energy trends in the Middle East, Caspian Basin, China, Russia and Japan, as well as emerging technologies in the nuclear, nanotechnology, and natural gas sectors. Jaffe is currently organizing a major study on oil, the US dollar, national debt and market crises as well as a major initiative on global poverty and energy.

Oil Sheiks and The Demise of the Dollar: What Investors Need to Know About the Coming Oil Apocalypse

Guns and Butter: How Our Perpetual Dependence on Foreign Oil Leads to Global Financial Crises

Oil, Dollars and Financial Crises: How To Ensure that Oil Sheikhs and Interest Rates Don’t Ruin Your Investor Returns

The Oil and Dollar Crisis: A Primer on How to Avoid Losses in the Next Financial Meltdown

The Global Resource Curse: How Mideast Petrodollar Bubbles Are Financing Global Economic Meltdowns

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