Stephen Kotkin is the Birkelund Professor in History and International Affairs at Princeton University, where he has taught since 1989. He is also a fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He is the author of Stalin, vol. I: Paradoxes of Power, among other books. For several years he was the book reviewer for the New York Times Sunday Business section (2006-2009), and today writes reviews for the Wall Street Journal and TLS. Kotkin earned a PhD from University of California Berkeley (1988).
Normal global chaos is already priced into markets. However, says Stephen Kotkin, there are some geopolitical events which are not priced in and whose potential effects cannot be exaggerated.
Stephen KotkinSeptember 30, 2016
What are the consequences of the Brexit vote for investors with a long-term horizon? Less than what they might seem, writes Stephen Kotkin. But upheaval may be likely all the same.
Stephen KotkinJuly 28, 2016