Daniel Alpert Title: Founding Managing Partner, Senior Fellow Education: University of Pennsylvania Location: New York, NY Expertise: Banking, Bankruptcy, Corporate Finance, Economics, Debt, Taxes, Real Estate Former member of The Balance's Financial Review Board35 years of experience in global investment bankingSenior fellow and adjunct professor at CornellAuthor and researcher on global macroeconomics Experience Daniel Alpert is an American investment banker, think tank fellow, professor and author. He is best known for his writing on the credit bubble and the ensuing financial crisis of the 2000s, and his many articles and papers on the U.S. housing market, banking, regulatory matters and global macroeconomics.Daniel has been widely quoted and published in print outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Reuters, the Associated Press, Bloomberg, Forbes, and Business Insider.He has been a frequent commentator on business news networks, such as Bloomberg and CNBC. He is the author of The Age of Oversupply: Confronting the Greatest Challenge to the Global Economy (Penguin Portfolio) on the effect of macroeconomic imbalances on advanced economies.Daniel is founding managing partner of the 25 year-old New York-based investment bank Westwood Capital, LLC and its affiliates and was previously a fellow of the New York-based Century Foundation one of the nation's oldest think tanks.In February, 2018, he was named a senior fellow in macroeconomics and an adjunct professor of law of Cornell Law School. Daniel joined Cornell Law's Clarke Program on the Law and Regulation of Financial Institutions and Markets, part of the Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute. Education Daniel graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with BA in Public Policy in 1980. About The Balance The Balance, a Dotdash Meredith brand, makes money easy to understand. We give people tools they need to not only make smart financial decisions but also prepare for the experiences they will have along the way. Our team of expert writers and editors have extensive qualifications in the topics they cover, and many of them have MBAs, PhDs, CFPs, and other advanced degrees and professional certifications. We require our writers to use primary sources in their articles, which are also approved by our Financial Review Board and fact-checked. You can learn more about the standards we follow in producing accurate, unbiased content in our editorial policy.